• Short Summary

    A LAST-MINUTE HITCH TONIGHT (TUESDAY) DELAYED FINAL AGREEMENT ON THE COMPOSITION OF WEST GERMANY'S PROJECTED GRAND GOVERNMENT COALITION OF THE RULING CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS AND THE OPPOSITION SOCIAL DEMOCRATS.

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    A LAST-MINUTE HITCH TONIGHT (TUESDAY) DELAYED FINAL AGREEMENT ON THE COMPOSITION OF WEST GERMANY'S PROJECTED GRAND GOVERNMENT COALITION OF THE RULING CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS AND THE OPPOSITION SOCIAL DEMOCRATS. PARLIAMENTARY GROUPS OF BOTH PARTIES ANNOUNCED THE POSTPONEMENT UNTIL TOMORROW OF SEPARATE MEETING THEY WERE TO HAVE HELD TONIGHT TO APPROVE A CABINET LIST DRAWN UP BY DR. KURT GEORG KIESINGER - THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRAT CHANCELLOR-ELECT.

    DR. KIESINGER TODAY MET WITH HERR WILLY BRANDT, THE SOCIAL DEMOCRATS' LEADER.

    THE OFFICIAL EXPLANATION FOR THE LAST-MINUTE HITCH WAS THAT THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS HAD NOT HAD ENOUGH TIME TO FINALISE COALITION PLANS AS IT MET TODAY.

    DR. KIESINGER, WHO WILL REPLACE DR. LUDWIG ERHARD TO BECOME WEST GERMANY'S THIRD CHANCELLOR, DENIED THIS EVENING THAT NEW DIFFICULTIES HAD ARISEN. HE PROMISED THAT FORMATION OF A NEW GOVERNMENT WOULD TAKE ONLY A SHORT TIME LONGER.

    HE TOLD AN INTERVIEWER ON THE STEPS OF THE BADEN-WURTTEMBERG HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY TODAY:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA432ZUXMF5PM5TJW6BMAIEY5X3
    Media URN:
    VLVA432ZUXMF5PM5TJW6BMAIEY5X3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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