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Turkey / Ecevit / Parliament #32830

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 19, 1974
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(Studio) Reporter interviewing Turkey P.M. Bulent Ecevit when news of ambassador's death came. Ecevit asked about Defense Secretary's criticism of Turkish military advances.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ankara, Turkey) Ecevit gets details from United States ambassador in Turkey. [ECEVIT - says give condolences to Kissinger and Ford.) Ecevit hopes it'll convince Greece to come to peace talks again. Tells Kissinger Turkey willing to be flexible. [ECEVIT - says lack of United States aid wouldn't change Turk military policy. Schlesinger's comments based on incorrect info.] Turkey Parliament observes moment of silence for Davies and Turks who've died on Cyprus. May use more military force if United Nations can't stop alleged terrorism on Turkish-Cypriots.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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