March 29, 1954

CYPRUS I: London, 27 – According to a telegram from the British military authorities in Nicosia, the name of the officer killed yesterday in Cyprus was William Balen Foster, who was shot in the head. CYPRUS II: Greece’s foreign Minister Mr Pafsanias Lykourezos announced yesterday that after consultations with the prime minister, Field Marshal Alexandros Papagos, a ban has been ordered on any kind of gathering indoors or outdoors, and any kind of demonstration regarding the Cyprus question. CYPRUS III (From an editorial in Kathimerini) «(…) It is in Britain’s interest to give Cyprus to Greece. (Otherwise) Britain has a great deal to lose. It will have to take into account the fact that Greece – which thanks to its newly formed connections would have nothing to lose by depriving itself of British sympathies – will no longer be the country that Britain has known for 12 decades (…).» KARAMANLIS: Thessaloniki, 27 – After opening the Axios River bridge, Public Works Minister Mr Constantine Karamanlis has gone to Amphipolis to open the new bridge over the Strymon River.

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