• Short Summary

    FLYING OUT OF GREECE YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, MR.CONSTANTINE KARAMANLIS, WAS BEEN OFF?

  • Description

    1.
    LV AIRPORT LOUNGE
    0.05

    2.
    SV KARAMANLIS (STRIPED TIE) SHAKES FRIEND'S HAND
    0.08

    3.
    SCU PIPINELIS TALKS TO MRS. KARAMANLIS
    0.13

    4.
    SCU MRS. KARAMANLIS
    0.18

    5.
    SV KARAMANLIS SHAKES WITH PIPINELIS
    0.24

    6.
    LV GROUPS TO PLANE
    0.30

    7.
    GV KARAMANLIS WAVES FROM STEPS
    0.38

    8.
    LV KARAMANLIS INTO PLANE
    0.42

    9.
    ???V'S PIPINELIS AWAY FROM PLANE
    0.50

    10.
    LV PLANE
    0.53



    Initials IT/S/MGT/EEH


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD. NO. 4363/63 OF 13 JUNE 1963: "KING PAUL AT MEMORIAL SERVICE - OPPOSITION LEADER AFTER TALKS WITH KING ON GOVERNMENT CRISIS".

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FLYING OUT OF GREECE YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, MR.CONSTANTINE KARAMANLIS, WAS BEEN OFF AT ATHENS AIRPORT BY HIS SUCCESSOR, MR.PANAYOTIS PIPINELIS.MR.KARAMANLIS, WHO RESIGNED LAST WEEK AFTER KING PAUL REJECTED HIS ADVICE TO CALL OFF THE ROYAL VISIT TO LONDON NEXT MONTH, HAS GONE TO SWITZERLAND FOR A HOLIDAY WITH HIS WIFE UNTIL NEW ELECTIONS ARE PROCLAIMED.

    THE CARETAKER GOVERNMENT FORMED BY THE NEW PREMIER WAS SWORN IN TODAY, ENDING A WEEK-LONG POLITICAL CRISIS.MR.PIPINELIS, MINISTER OF COMMERCE UNDER MR.KARAMANLIS, HAS SAID IT WILL ASSUMED FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE STATE VISIT OF KING PAUL AND QUEEN FREDERIKA AND THAT HE HIMSELF WILL ACCOMPANY THE ROYAL COUPLE TO BRITAIN.

    DURING HER LAST TRIP TO LONDON - FOR THE WEDDING IN APRIL OF PRINCESS ALEXANDRA - QUEEN FREDERIKA WAS INVOLVED IN AN INCIDENT OUTSIDE HER HOTEL WITH DEMONSTRATORS DEMANDING THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN GREECE.IT WAS THIS INCIDENT THAT LED TO MR.KARAMANLIS' OBJECTION TO THE FORTHCOMING ROYAL VISIT AND HIS SUBSEQUENT RESIGNATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3CH7HSISBAVE2I2454VOWWEN8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CH7HSISBAVE2I2454VOWWEN8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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