June 18, 1959

GREECE AND YUGOSLAVIA: Following a second meeting in Athens between Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Averof and his Yugoslav counterpart Koca Popovic, 12 accords were signed settling several outstanding bilateral issues. According to a joint communique issued later, the two sides stated their dedication to the ideals of peace and the UN charter and reiterated their intention to continue efforts to develop friendly relations with respect for the principle of non-interference in each other’s domestic affairs. The two sides confirmed that their differences would not affect the broader development of bilateral relations. CALLAS-ONASSIS: London, 18 – Greek millionaire shipowner Aristotle Onassis held a glamorous reception in Park Lane recently that cost him about 5,000 pounds. The party had begun earlier at a performance at Covent Garden by the famous Greek opera singer Maria Callas. Onassis arrived at the theater 70 minutes early, accompanied by his wife Tina, for a gathering with luminaries including Lady Churchill and John Profumo, most of whom had bought their tickets on the black market.