• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH DEFENCE MINISTER, MR DENIS HEALEY AND THE FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR MICHAEL STEWART, FLEW TO WASHINGTON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO OPEN DISCUSSIONS THAT WILL LARGELY DETERMINE THE SIZE, SHAPE AND DEPLOYMENT OF BRITISH FORCES IN THE NEXT DECADE.

  • Description

    THE BRITISH DEFENCE MINISTER, MR DENIS HEALEY AND THE FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR MICHAEL STEWART, FLEW TO WASHINGTON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO OPEN DISCUSSIONS THAT WILL LARGELY DETERMINE THE SIZE, SHAPE AND DEPLOYMENT OF BRITISH FORCES IN THE NEXT DECADE.

    LESS THAN A MONTH FROM NOW THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT WILL REVEAL THE RESULTS OF ITS 14-MONTH-OLD DEFENCE REVIEW AIMED AT LIMITING DEFENCE COSTS AN ANNUAL 2,000 MILLION POUNDS.

    MR HEALEY AND MR STEWART WILL ALSO BE DISCUSSING BRITAIN'S FUTURE STRATEGY EAST OF SUEZ AND MR HEALEY WILL PURSUE THIS VITAL ASPECT OF BRITAIN'S FUTURE COMMITMENTS WHEN HE HAS TALKS AT THE END OF THIS MONTH WITH AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND MINISTERS. MR STEWART WILL ALSO DISCUSS THE LATEST VIETNAM AND RHODESIAN DEVELOPMENTS AND OTHER KEY INTERNATIONAL ISSUES. BEFORE HE LEFT TODAY, MR STEWART WAS INTERVIEWED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TBB8D1RPKXM87ME349NVTOI4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TBB8D1RPKXM87ME349NVTOI4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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