December 10, 1958

GLEZOS ARRESTED: 8 – Athens security police have arrested a number of perhaps the most important cadres of the outlawed Communist Party of Greece (KKE), who had been engaged in espionage. It appears that officials of the United Democratic Left (EDA) were also involved. Deputy Public Order Minister Evangelos Kalantzis said in a statement that Manolis Glezos, EDA secretary and editor of the newspaper Avgi, had also been arrested. Some time ago the communist outlaw Costas Koliyiannis (aka Arvanitis), a member of the KKE’s political bureau, entered Greece illegally and Glezos had been in regular contact with him. JACQUES SOUSTELLE: Paris, 6 – According to the Reuters correspondent here, after its sweeping victory over the communists in the recent general election, the new Gaullist party, the Union for the New Democracy led by Information Minister Jacques Soustelle, is preparing to oust the Communists from the 1,200 municipalities they control in France, where there are a total 38,000 local councils. CYPRUS: United Nations, 5 – The UN General Assembly today unanimously approved a compromise solution for the Cyprus issue proposed Mexico’s representative to the United Nations.

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