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    French President Georges Pompidou and West German Chancellor Willy Brant began two days of Summit discussions on Thursday (21 June) at Gymnich Castle in West Germany.

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    French President Georges Pompidou and West German Chancellor Willy Brant began two days of Summit discussions on Thursday (21 June) at Gymnich Castle in West Germany.

    The summit -- held in the framework of the Franco-West German Friendship Treaty -- is aimed at bringing the two countries closer together on as many subjects as possible as a boost to Common Market unity -- particularly in advance of forthcoming major international negotiations.

    The two-day summit began yesterday with intensive talks on the Common Market, defence, detente and security questions and the meetings the two leaders have had with Soviet and United States leaders.

    On Friday (22 June) the talks were expected to centre on European questions. To assist the Summit, M. Pompidou took eleven of his ministers to Bonn for detailed talks with their West German counterparts.

    SYNOPSIS: Gymnich Castle by Cologne in West Germany, the setting on Thursday for the first day of summit talks between the French President Geroges Pompidou and West German Chancellor Willy Brandt. The discussions were continued on Friday in Bonn.

    The two-day summit is being held in the framework of the Franco-West German Friendship Treaty. It's aimed at bringing the two countries closer together to boost Common Market Unity -- particularly in advance of forthcoming major international negotiations.

    On Thursday President Pompidou and Chancellor Brandt talked on the Common Market, defence, detente, and security questions. They also discussed their meetings with Soviet and United States leaders. The talks were expected to centre on European questions. French and German government ministers are also holding talks.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2B0RHNF9P3S3Y0N5LMJPKQZ14
    Media URN:
    VLVA2B0RHNF9P3S3Y0N5LMJPKQZ14
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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