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    LEBANON'S FOREIGN MINISTER, FUAD BUTROS, HAS SAID IN LONDON THAT THERE WAS QUESTION OF A FINAL PEACE SETTLEMENT OVER THE MIDDLE EAST.

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    LEBANON'S FOREIGN MINISTER, FUAD BUTROS, HAS SAID IN LONDON THAT THERE WAS QUESTION OF A FINAL PEACE SETTLEMENT OVER THE MIDDLE EAST. THE MINISTER WAS THE GUEST OF HONOUR AT AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION AT THE LEBANESE EMBASSY TODAY (MAY 28).

    MR. BUTROS ARRIVED IN LONDON LAST SUNDAY (MAY 26) FOR TALKS ON THE MIDDLE EAST WITH THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR. MICHAEL STEWART. HE TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE BEFORE TODAY'S RECEPTION THAT HIS GENERATION CONSIDERED THERE WOULD NEVER BE MIDDLE EAST NEGOTIATIONS OF A PEACE TREATY.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTER IS TOURING THE CAPITALS OF WORLD POWERS TO PRESENT LEBANON'S VIEWS ON THE ARAB-ISRAELI PROBLEM. HE PRAISED THE WORK OF THE UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL ADVISER, GUNNER JARRING, BUT SAID THE ADVISER NEEDED TO BE HELPED IN HIS TASKS, IF HE WAS TO SUCCEED.

    LATER THIS WEEK MR. BUTROS WILL SEE THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS, U THANT, IN NEW YORK, AND WILL THEN VISIT THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE, DEAN RUSK, IN WASHINGTON, D.C. HE WILL THEN GO TO MOSCOW FOR TALKS WITH MR. GROMYKO.

    FOREIGN AMBASSADOR AND DIPLOMATIC OFFICIALS WERE AT THE LONDON RECEPTION, INCLUDING THE AMBASSADORS FROM KUWAIT, EGYPT, LIBYA AND TUNISIA. THE DIRECTOR OF THE ARAB LEAGUE, TALIB SHABIB, WAS ALSO A GUEST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA41F2QW3PMQ0W6RY0EFD84HMYF
    Media URN:
    VLVA41F2QW3PMQ0W6RY0EFD84HMYF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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