GREECE: Peacemakers

It was time for the Greek truce to become a peace. Both the Greek Government and ELAS had promised to be reasonable. But there was trouble about the ELAS peace plenipotentiaries.

Premier General Nicholas Plastiras wanted the peace conditions to be binding. Therefore he flatly refused to deal with any delegates who were not members of the Greek Communist Party, which controls ELAS. Several days were spent in wrangling before the .Government finally accepted ELAS' three delegates: Communist Party Secretary George Siantos, Communist Demetrios Partsalides, Popular Democrat Elias Tsirimokos.

The Government's delegates were Foreign Minister John Sofianopoulos, Interior Minister Pericles Rallis...

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