50 Years Ago Today

GREECE-TURKEY-NATO: Ottawa (From our correspondent A.A. Antonakakis) – The NATO Council today unanimously passed a proposal to permit the accession of Greece and Turkey as equal members of the Atlantic defense alliance. The decision was taken during the final minutes on the fifth and final day of the council’s sessions and took the form of an expression of intent, which had to be approved by the parliaments of the 12 member states before the two Mediterranean countries become active members of the alliance. ULTRA NATIONALISTS AGAINST KOTZIAS: Athens Mayor Constantine Kotzias yesterday charged that last Wednesday afternoon an act of sabotage was carried out at the Athens gasworks by the improper loading of the distillation furnaces. Of the 132 workers, 11 were involved in the sabotage, of which eight were dismissed and three left of their own volition. The gasworkers’ union accused Mr. Kotzias of anti-social and anti-union actions and emphasized the workers’ political beliefs were guaranteed, given their faith in the country they displayed by carrying out their duty. KOLONAKI: Apartments for sale in Neofytou Vamva Street with between three and six rooms each. The concerns expressed by many European commentators about the danger of the crisis evolving into a clash of civilizations between the West and the Islamic countries are not groundless. But this issue is primarily of concern to the USA, as American society is a multiethnic and multicultural one and a clash of civilizations could pose a serious threat to its cohesion.

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