• Short Summary

    TALKS BETWEEN THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR. LUDWIG ERHARD AND PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE?

  • Description

    TALKS BETWEEN THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR. LUDWIG ERHARD AND PRESIDENT DE GAULLE OF FRANCE BEGAN IN PARIS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WITH A TWO-HOUR PRIVATE MEETING AT THE ELYSEE PALACE. AFTERWARDS THE TWO LEADERS POSED FOR NEWSMEN BEFORE ATTENDING A LUNCHEON IN THE ELYSEE AT WHICH THE FRENCH PRESIDENT SAID HE WAS CONVINCED FRANCE AND WEST GERMANY WOULD BE ABLE TO AGREE ON THE PRACTICAL PROBLEMS OF CO-OPERATION.

    THE PRIVATE MEETING WAS THE BEGINNING OF THIS ROUND OF TWICE-YEARLY CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND FRANCE CALLED FOR BY THE 1963 FRANCO-GERMAN FRIENDSHIP TREATY.

    SPEAKING AT THE LUNCHEON, DR. ERHARD SAID THAT A CONSTANT THEME OF FRANCO-GERMAN CONSULTATIONS HAD BEEN THE DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANISATION OF EUROPE. "GERMANY AND FRANCE MUST FIND WAYS OF COMING CLOSER TO EACH OTHER AND AGREE ON PRACTICAL MATTERS OR ELSE THERE WILL BE NO SUCCESS IN BUILDING EUROPE", SAID THE WEST GERMAN LEADER. HE URGED NEW FRANCO-GERMAN INITIATIVES IN VIEW OF WHAT HE TERMED THE PRESENT UNSATISFACTORY SITUATION IN EUROPE. "THE MORE UNITED EUROPE BECOMES, THE BETTER IT WILL BE FOR THE PEACE FO THE WOLRD", THE CHANCELLOR ADDED."
    SYNOPSIS:
    CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN FRANCE'S PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AND THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR. LUDWIG ERHARD BEGAN IN PARIS ON MONDAY WITH A TWO-HOUR PRIVATE MEETING AT THE ELYSEE PALACE. AFTERWARDS, THE TWO LEADERS, ESCORTED BY THEIR FOREIGN MINISTERS AND OTHER AIDES, APPEARED ON THE STEPS FOR NEWSMEN BEFORE RE-ENTERING THE BUILDING TO ATTEND AN OFFICIAL LUNCHEON.

    A TWICE-YEARLY MEETING BETWEEN THE LEADERS OF FRANCE AND WEST GERMANY IS WRITTEN INTO THE 1963 FRIENDSHIP TREATY BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    AFTER THE LUNCHEON, DR. ERHARD LEFT THE ELYSEE BY CAR. IN A SPEECH HE HAD URGED NEW FRANCO-GERMAN INITIATIVES IN VIEW OF WHAT HE TERMED THE PRESIDENT UNSATISFACTORY SITUATION IN EUROPE. "THE MORE UNITED EUROPE BECOMES, THE BETTER IT WILL BE FOR THE PEACE OF THE WORLD".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2FVAUADD6H94ZVLB058Q3HK5A
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FVAUADD6H94ZVLB058Q3HK5A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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