January 16, 1960

ATHENS-HAVANA: Cuba’s Foreign Minister Raul Roa, currently visiting Athens, had talks yesterday with Deputy Foreign Minister Constantine Tsatsos. Their talks focused on the further development of friendly relations between the two countries, which would necessitate an exchange of diplomatic delegations. MISSILES: The administrative committee of the United Democratic Left (EDA) has issued an announcement claiming that the installation of a training facility for launching missiles was tantamount to an official decision by the Greek government to proceed with the installation of missile bases on Greek territory. BANK EMPLOYEE’S SUICIDE: EDA deputies Ilias Iliou and Stavros Iliopoulos have raised questions in Parliament about what measures had been taken following the suicide of a National Bank employee, and in particular about whether the deceased had been abusing his position at the bank. GREECE-WEST GERMANY: Bonn, 15 – The visit here by Greece’s Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Kanellopoulos has been crowned with great success, according to a communique issued after the end of the weeklong visit to the capital of West Germany.

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