• Short Summary

    The French leader, President Francois Mitterrand, on the second day of his official visit to Japan (15 April) held talks with Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki and other government leaders.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Mitterrand and wife greeted by Suzuki and wife (2 shots)
    0.20

    2.
    GV Mitterrand inspects guard of honour
    0.33

    3.
    GV Mitterrand and wife in welcoming ceremony (2 shots)
    0.51

    4.
    GV Mitterrand and wife greeting Japanese ministers
    0.58

    5.
    (MUTE) SV & GV Crowd waves flags
    1.03

    6.
    (SOUND) GV INTERIOR Mitterrand with Suzuki (5 shots)
    1.38

    7.
    (MUTE) GV PAN Presidential residence
    1.42

    8.
    GV Mitterrand with Emperor Hirohito (3 shots)
    1.59

    9.
    CUs Mitterrand and wife seated with Hirohito (3 shots)
    2.09




    Initials BB





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The French leader, President Francois Mitterrand, on the second day of his official visit to Japan (15 April) held talks with Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki and other government leaders. During an official welcoming ceremony in Tokyo he inspected a guard of honour and formally greeted leading Japanese dignitaries. He also visited Emperor Hirohito at the Imperial Palace. Later, President Mitterrand spoke to Japanese businessmen about the world recession and said no country could solve the problem alone. On unemployment, the French leader said Japan is jointly responsible with France for developing new industrial policies that could reduce unemployment. Reuters news agency says the French are concerned at the trade imbalance in Japan's favour -- 1.6 billion dollars in 1981, double the 1979 figure...and that France wants measures to reduce the deficit. Development in this area is not expected during the Mitterrand visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA40HIBO5MVZWB91V9YKDCKLJB8
    Media URN:
    VLVA40HIBO5MVZWB91V9YKDCKLJB8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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