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Greece-Turkey Conflict #314984

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Greek Prime Min. Andreas Papandreou reported asking US to suspend telecommunications operations at United States base in Greece due to conflict with Turkey.

(DC: David Martin) Potential conflict between Greece and Turkey over latter's planned oil exploration in disputed region of Aegean Sea examined; details given, scenes shown. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Secretary General Lord Carrington mentioned offering to mediate dispute. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - hopes tensions will ease.] Extent of United States military presence in Greece noted. [Defense analyst Harlan ULLMAN - explains issue's importance to NATO.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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