OPINION

June 19, 1956

WEAPONS TO CYPRIOTS: Beirut, 15 – The commander of the British fleet in the Mediterranean, Admiral Sir Guy Grantham, has announced that British ships patrolling the waters around Cyprus for the purpose of preventing arms and explosives reaching Cypriot patriots have achieved two successes: 1) They stopped a sailboat which was carrying arms and explosives. 2) They stopped a merchant vessel trying to offload crates containing weapons in a Cypriot port. He added that the weapons had come from Greece. «I think,» he said, «that we have managed to make it very difficult for Cypriot patriots to take possession of weapons. Furthermore, we do not intend to relax the preventive measures at sea that we are now conducting,» added Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. NIKOS KRANIDIOTIS: London, 15 – The general secretary of the Cypriot Ethnarchy, Mr Nikos Kranidiotis, continued his meetings today with prominent British citizens. BOUZIANIS: The renowned Greek artist Mr Georgios Bouzianis is exhibiting his latest works at his studio at 27 Souliou Street in Athens. KOLLATOS: New books: «Poems,» by Dimitris M. Kollatos, Athens, 1956.