• Short Summary

    BOTH MOROCCO AND THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC HAVE RECENTLY SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH WEST GERMANY GUARANTEEING THE MUTUAL PROTECTION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT.

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    BONN FOREIGN MINISTRY; M. KIBANDA, C.A.R. AMBASSADOR; WEST GERMAN FOREIGN SECRETARY; TWO MEN SIGNING; M. MEZOUARI ARRIVES; SIMILAR SIGNING CEREMONY WITH HERR LARR; BOTH MEN SHAKE HANDS.




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    Background: BOTH MOROCCO AND THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC HAVE RECENTLY SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH WEST GERMANY GUARANTEEING THE MUTUAL PROTECTION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT. THE MEETINGS TOOK PLACE IN BONN EARLIER THIS MONTH.

    HERR ROLF LAHR, THE WEST GERMAN SECRETARY OF STATE IN THE FOREIGN MINISTRY, AND HIS EXCELLENCY THE AMBASSADOR OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, M. SIMON-PIERRE KIBANDA, SIGNED THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS IN A SHORT MEETING AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY. THE AGREEMENT GUARANTEES THE PROMOTION AND MUTUAL PROTECTION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT.

    LATER IN THE WEEK, A SIMILAR CEREMONY TOOK PLACE, AGAIN AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY. HERR LAHR WAS AGAIN THE WEST GERMAN REPRESENTATIVE; ABDESSADEK EL GLAOUI MESOUARI WAS THE AMBASSADOR OF THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO. THEIR AGREEMENT, AND THAT BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND THE C.A.R., WILL COME INTO FORCE AT THE BEGINNING OF NEXT YEAR. THIS WILL ENABLE THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL PROTECTION FOR PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY FIRMS REPRESENTING THE SIGNATORY COUNTRIES.

    IN EXCHANGING THE DOCUMENTS OF RATIFICATION, BOTH SIDES EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT THE AGREEMENT WOULD STIMULATE WEST GERMAN PRIVATE ECONOMY TO MAKE FURTHER INVESTMENTS IN MOROCCAN AND C.A.R. SCHEMES. THERE ARE MUTUAL HOPES THAT THE AGREEMENT WOULD ALSO LEAD TO STRONGER ECONOMIC TIES BETWEEN THE COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3FHRT1PI2WK692TQTA5MEYKYV
    Media URN:
    VLVA3FHRT1PI2WK692TQTA5MEYKYV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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