January 19, 1960

MASSU CRITICIZES DE GAULLE POLICY: Paris, 19 – The problem in Algeria has created further upheaval in France, due to the publication of an interview of French Brigadier General Jacques Massu, commander of the 10th parachute division and military governor of Algiers, by the editor of the newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung in Munich. In the interview, Massu harshly criticizes French President General Charles de Gaulle’s Algerian policy and says that the French army in Algeria has the power to implement its own ideas regarding the way the war should be waged and that it would use that power if need be. 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. 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.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.