June 28, 1956

ANTHONY EDEN: London, 28 – The debate on the Cyprus issue has moved into the international arena, as became evident in a speech by British Prime Minister Anthony Eden in the House of Commons this evening (…). In view of this development, a report by a correspondent of The Associated Press that the UK is already trying to bring about a triple alliance between Greece, Turkey and Britain in order to find a solution to the Cyprus issue, assumes particular importance. DIMITRI SEPILOV: A visit to Athens yesterday by the Soviet foreign minister, Mr Dimitri Sepilov, is the main subject of discussion today in diplomatic circles. (…) At 4.45 p.m., Mr Sepilov went to the Foreign Ministry where he had talks with his Greek counterpart Mr Evangelos Averoff until 7.40 p.m. (…) After their meeting, Mr Averoff made the following statement: «We had a long and very interesting discussion which touched on all issues.» Mr Sepilov stated the following: «We made very beneficial use of the time during our talks.» UPRISING IN POLAND: London, 28 – There was a revolution in the Polish city of Poznan, formerly German Posen, the homeland of Hindenburg.

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