• Short Summary

    ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS - ACCOMPANIED BY CYPRIOT FOREIGN MINISTER SPYROS KYPRIANIOU - ARRIVED IN BONN, MAY 21, ON THE FIRST STATE VISIT HE HAS PAID TO ANY EUROPEAN COUNTRY SINCE HE TOOK OFFICE AS PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS NEARLY TWO YEARS AGO.

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    ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS - ACCOMPANIED BY CYPRIOT FOREIGN MINISTER SPYROS KYPRIANIOU - ARRIVED IN BONN, MAY 21, ON THE FIRST STATE VISIT HE HAS PAID TO ANY EUROPEAN COUNTRY SINCE HE TOOK OFFICE AS PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS NEARLY TWO YEARS AGO.

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE, VICE-CHANCELLOR AND ECONOMICS MINISTER PROFESSOR ERHARD, AND FOREIGN MINISTER DR. SCHROEDER WERE AT THE AIRPORT TO MEET HIM. ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR MOUNTED BY THE BUNDESWEHR BEFORE HE DROVE TO BONN.

    IN A MESSAGE PUBLISHED IN BONN AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, THE ARCHBISHOP EXPRESSED HOPES FOR A SPEEDY SOLUTION OF THE DIVISION OF GERMANY ON THE BASIS OF SELF-DETERMINATION. HIS COUNTRY WOULD GIVER UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT TO A SOLUTION WHICH CORRESPONDED ??? PEOPLE. HE SAID THE PEOPLE OF CYPRUS HAD NOT FORGOTTEN THE MORAL BACKING THEY FOUND IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC IN THEIR STRUGGLE AGAINST "COLONIAL RULE".

    DURING THE ARCHBISHOP'S 12-DAY TOUR OF WEST GERMANY AND BERLIN, DISCUSSIONS ARE EXPECTED ON THE QUESTION OF DEVELOPMENT AID. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS APPROVED A LOAN WORTH GBP1 MILLION TO CYPRUS FOR IRRIGATION, GBP1 1/2 MILLION FOR ELECTRIFICATION, AND A SMALLER AMOUNT FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN PROSPECTING THE GEOLOGICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL RESOURCES OF THE ISLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2XOS3EHHM7II5E69VVQ9Z9ZQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2XOS3EHHM7II5E69VVQ9Z9ZQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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