OPINION

June 1-30, 1955

PUBLIC WORKS: Thessaloniki, 2 – This morning the minister for public works, Mr Constantine Karamanlis, and the minister to the prime minister, Mr Georgios Rallis, inspected public works under construction in the city. (…) At 10.30 a.m., Mr Karamanlis and Mr Rallis left to visit the Axios and Aliakmonos dams. Mr Karamanlis observed that the construction of the Axios dam, which will irrigate 35,000 hectares, was proceeding apace and should finish on schedule. OUTLAWS: 12 – The deputy interior minister, Mr Evangelos Kalatzis, yesterday tabled a bill in Parliament bringing back into force for three months the law on the surrender of communist outlaws. He said that the bill applied to 33 communist outlaws in various parts of the country. Once the three months have expired, he said, every effort will be made to annihilate the outlaws. CYPRIOT STRUGGLE: 27 – The British charge d’affaires in Athens, Mr Lambert, (…) yesterday visited Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Stephanos Stephanopoulos to protest in writing and in person about a broadcast on Athens Radio on June 21 regarding a proclamation by the EOKA group (of Cyprus) that contained material designed to inflame the passions of Cypriots.