OPINION

February 25, 1958

LONDON AGREEMENT: London, 19 – A meeting at Lancaster House between the Greek, Turkish and British governments and representatives of the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots resulted in an agreement between the Greek government and Cypriot Archbishop Makarios. A protocol signed by the prime ministers of Britain and Greece, Harold Macmillan and Constantine Karamanlis respectively, and the representatives of the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots was then taken to the London clinic where Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes is recovering from an air crash for him to sign for the Turkish government. Announcements regarding the content of the accord will be made simultaneously next Monday in London, Athens, Nicosia and Ankara. FAVORABLE CLIMATE: Limassol, 21 – The arrival yesterday of Bishop Anthimos and the statements he made have somewhat alleviated the heavy atmosphere of absolute reservation and silence with which the London agreement was initially received. In Limassol, the climate was clearly more favorable toward the solution that has been arrived at and already there is much debate about how best to deal with the situation.