• Short Summary

    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF BRITAIN AND VENEZUELA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) HELD TALKS IN LONDON ON VENEZUELA'S CLAIM TO 50,000 SQUARE MILE OF BRITISH GUIANA.

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    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF BRITAIN AND VENEZUELA TODAY (WEDNESDAY) HELD TALKS IN LONDON ON VENEZUELA'S CLAIM TO 50,000 SQUARE MILE OF BRITISH GUIANA.THE TWO DELEGATION WERE LED BY R.MARCOS BRICENO, FOR VENEZUELA, AND MR.R.A.BUTLER, FOR BRITAIN.

    DIPLOMATIC SOURCES SAY THE DISPUTE CENTRES ON AN ARBITRATION SETTLEMENT OF 1899, AND MOUNTAINS OF DOCUMENTS DATING AS FAR BACK AS 1596 ARE INVOLVED.VENEZUELA CLAIMS THAT ON TAKING OVER THE COLONY FROM THE DUTCH, BRITAIN EXTENDED THE BOUNDARIES.BRITAIN HAS NEVER ACCEPTED THE VALIDITY OF THIS CLAIM BUT HAS AGREED ONLY TO AN EXAMINATION OF THE HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS.

    VENEZUELA IS CHALLENGING THE PARIS AWARD OF 1899 -- A SETTLEMENT MADE BY A COURT COMPOSED OF TWO UNITED STATES JUDGES, TWO BRITISH JUDGES, AND A RUSSIAN PRESIDENT.TODAY IN LONDON A VENEZUELAN SPOKESMAN SAID HIS COUNTRY WANTED THE RESTORATION OF THE TERRITORY TAKEN FROM HER BY THE PARIS AWARD.

    THE BUTLER-BRICENO TALKS ARE MAINLY AIMED AT EXAMINING THE HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS WHICH HAVE RECENTLY BEEN STUDIED BY EXPERTS.LASTING TODAY FOR ABOUT AN HOUR, THE MEETING WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW, AFTER WHICH A COMMUNIQUE IS EXPECTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3C8ZXB5ODXZAL3YSN028H6QGO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3C8ZXB5ODXZAL3YSN028H6QGO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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