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    The president of Cyprus. Archbishop Makaries, on Friday (16 June) swore in his new government.?

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    1.
    GV Presidential Palace
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    2.
    SCU Minister of Foreign Affairs signs document and shakes hands with Archbishop Makarios
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    3.
    MV INT Minister ditte
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    4.
    SCU Archbishop Makaries speaks to Ministers
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    5.
    SCU PAN Ministers listen (2 shots)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The president of Cyprus. Archbishop Makaries, on Friday (16 June) swore in his new government. The ceremony followed an extensive cabinet reshuffle announced by the President earlier in the week.

    In Cyprus, the reshuffle is seen as an effort by President Makarios to improve the strained relations between Cyprus and Greece. After the ceremony the President himself said he hoped the new cabinet would ???ook to restore harmonious relations and cooperation with Athens.

    Cyprus's relations with Greece have been strained since January--when a move by Archbishop Makaries's government to import arms from Czechoslovakia raised fears that a civil war might break out again on the island. The President acceded to demands that he hand the arms over to the United Nations peace-keeping force--but Greece continued to urge the establishment of a more united administration to handle the island's communal problem. The cabinet reshuffle is apparently aimed at achieving such unity.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1YE8SGH2A25BVOMKZ2QDV8UV1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YE8SGH2A25BVOMKZ2QDV8UV1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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