• Short Summary

    THE NEW POLITICAL HEADQUARTERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO) -- BUILT IN LITTLE MORE THAN SIX AND A HALF MONTHS -- WERE OPENED IN BRUSSELS TODAY (MONDAY) AFTER A WEEKEND MOVE FROM PARIS.

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    THE NEW POLITICAL HEADQUARTERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO) -- BUILT IN LITTLE MORE THAN SIX AND A HALF MONTHS -- WERE OPENED IN BRUSSELS TODAY (MONDAY) AFTER A WEEKEND MOVE FROM PARIS.

    THE TRANSFER MARKED THE FINAL, PHYSICAL REMOVAL OF THE 15-NATION ORGANISATION FROM FRENCH TERRITORY FOLLOWING PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S DECISION LAST YEAR TO WITHDRAW FROM NATO'S INTEGRATED MILITARY COMMAND.

    NATO'S MILITARY WING -- THE SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED POWERS EUROPE (SHAPE) -- MOVED INTO NEW PREMISES AT CASTEAU LAST MONTH.

    M. PAUL VANDEN BOEYNANTS, BELGIAN PRIME MINISTER, DESCRIBED THE THREE-STOREY PREFABRICATED CONCRETE BUILDING, AS A "MIRACLE OF TECHNICAL ORGANISATION".

    AS NATO SECRETARY-GENERAL SIGNOR MANLIO BROSIO DECLARED THE NEW HEADQUARTERS OPENED, THE FLAGS OF THE 15-MEMBER NATIONS AND THE BLUE AND SILVER NATO FLAG WERE HOISTED.

    ALLIED MILITARY CHIEFS, INCLUDING GENERAL LYMAN L. LEMNITZER SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER EUROPE, NATO PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES AND MEMBERS OF THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DXJUM85K9BVIPEV6W4ZVRS2F
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DXJUM85K9BVIPEV6W4ZVRS2F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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