April 10, 1957

END OF ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS’S EXILE: Mae, Seychelles, 6 The ethnarch of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios, departed the island of Mae in the Seychelles this morning on board the Greek tanker Olympic Thunder, owned by Aristotle Onassis. He was accompanied by his three associates who had been exiled with him 13 months ago. The 28,000-ton ship had been anchored 6 miles offshore since Friday night, after interrupting its voyage to the USA. Makarios was taken by a coast guard boat to the ship, which was decked in flags for the occasion, its sirens tooting joyfully. The captain and crew were standing at attention on the deck as the archbishop boarded. Before he left Mae, the archbishop told the press that he hoped for a peaceful solution to the Cyprus issue soon «as long as all the interested parties proceed in good faith and with good will.» ROGER MILLIEX: On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of national martyr Rigas Ferraios and the centenary since the death of the national poet Dionysis Solomos, the Corinth branch of the French Institute of Athens is holding a lecture to be given by the Institute’s deputy director, Roger Milliex.

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