• Short Summary

    DEFENCE OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC ARE REPORTED TO HAVE REACHED OUTSTANDING AGREEMENT ON A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS FACING THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) IN THEIR TALKS OVER THE PAST WEEK.

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    DEFENCE OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC ARE REPORTED TO HAVE REACHED OUTSTANDING AGREEMENT ON A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS FACING THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) IN THEIR TALKS OVER THE PAST WEEK.

    DR KAI-UWE VON HASSEL, THE WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER, AND HIS BEGUN THEIR TALKS IN WASHINGTON ON MONDAY. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), DR VON HASSEL WENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY.

    IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT DR VON HASSEL STRESSED WEST GERMAN SUPPORT FOR NATO'S NUCLEAR FORCE AND ADDED THAT HIS COUNTRY WOULD BE PREPARED TO COMMIT F-104 (STARFIGHTER) SQUADRONS TO A JOINT NATO FORCE.

    EMERGING FROM THE ONE-HOUR TALK WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY, DR VON HASSEL TOLD REPORTERS: "THERE ARE NO DIFFERENCE WHATSOEVER BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND THE UNITED STATES ON THE DEFENCE PROBLEMS OF EUROPE".

    HOWEVER, HE ADDED, AS A NOTE OF CAUTION, THAT THERE WAS STILL A "LOT OF PROBLEMS" WHICH BARRED AN EARLY ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROPOSED NUCLEAR FORCE FOR THE ATLANTIC ALLIANCE.

    DR VON HASSEL WAS ACCOMPANIED TO THE WHITE HOUSE BY HERR GEORG VON LILLIENFELD, MINISTER OF THE GERMAN EMBASSY, AND HERR FRANZ KRAPF, MINISTER-DIRECTOR OF THE GERMAN FOREIGN OFFICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4NHFTAK6HR4SUAOLMQQQ7KXKF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4NHFTAK6HR4SUAOLMQQQ7KXKF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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