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    1/ On 17th, September Minister Michael Stewart paid a visit to Minster Adam Rapacki.

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    1/ On 17th, September Minister Michael Stewart paid a visit to Minster Adam Rapacki.

    On Polish side there participated: Mr. J. Winiewicz, a vice minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. J. Morawski, Polish Ambassador in Great Britain.

    Mr. Stewart was accompanied by Sir Clutton, British Ambassador in Poland.

    2/ Minister Stewart visiting Warsaw
    On the second day of his stay in Poland Mr. Stewart was shown round Warsaw.

    The cars column carrying Minister Stewart and the accompanying persons drove along the city, passed by the Tomb of Unknown Soldier and the Statue of Warsaw's Heroes to stop at the Old Town market.

    The honoured guest was told the history of Old Town by the representatives of the municipal authorities.

    X The Old Town, completely destroyed by the Nazis has been rebuilt in 18th and 19th century style.

    3/ Minister Stewart paying a visit to Premier Josef Cyrankiewicz.

    The Minister Council in Warsaw.

    On Saturday morning Mr. Stewart paid a visit to Premier Josef Cyrankiewicz.

    During the talks there were present: Josef Winiewicz, a vice-minister of Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Sir G.L. Clutton, Ambassador of Great Britain in Poland.

    4/ Minister Stewart in Wilanow
    The palace of King Jan Sobieski in Wilanow near Warsaw founded in the half of 17th century.

    On Saturday Premier Jozef Cyrankiewicz was breakfasting here with Minister Stewart and the accompanying persons.

    Then the honoured guests visited the palace which is, at the present a section of National Museum in Warsaw.

    After devastment and robberies done by the Nazis occupants the palace was rebuilt and a great care was taken to gather as many as possible of authentic furniture and pieces of art which had been collected here during centuries.

    Wilanow is considered an outstanding object of palace architecture, the furniture and paintings having a great museum value. Also the garden and the park round the palace has been particularly carefully arranged by the most eminent specialist.

    Mr. Stewart's Visit in Poland
    On Sunday morning, 19th, September, Minister Michael Stewart came to the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Warsaw to lay the wreaths. He was accompanied by Mr. Denis Arthur Greenhill, a substitute for the undersecretary of state, and Ambassador of Britain in Poland -Sir George Lisle Clutton.

    The words on the wreath's scarf said:"We are paying the homage to Polish pilots who died fighting at the side of their British friends during the Battle for Great Britain in 1940. At the ceremony of laying the wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier there was also present Mr. Jerzy Morawski, Polish Ambassador in Great Britain.

    Mr. Stewart go acquainted with the history of the Tomb of Unknown Soldier and watched the commemorative plates from the field of battle won which Polish soldiers were fighting, among others, for freedom of Britain at the side of British troops against the Nazis during the Second World War.

    2/ Minister Stewart in Cracow
    On Sunday the 19th in the morning Mr. Stewart and Mrs. Stewart and the accompanying persons left to Cracow.

    The guests were accompanied by: Mr. Jozef Winiewicz, a vice minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jerzy Morawski, Ambassador of Poland in Britain and Mrs. Morawski, Ambassador Eugeniusz Milnikiel, a director of Department in Polish Foreign Ministry and Mrs. Milnikiel and other high officers of the Ministry.

    From the airport Minister Stewart went to his residency at the Wawel Castle.

    Then the British guests visited the old place of Polish kings.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ON3L33CIBUSLCXOXE0NOA363
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ON3L33CIBUSLCXOXE0NOA363
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:05:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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