• Short Summary

    French President, Georges Pompidou, said tonight (Monday) that France was ready to welcome Britain into what he described as a truly "European Europe".

  • Description

    French President, Georges Pompidou, said tonight (Monday) that France was ready to welcome Britain into what he described as a truly "European Europe". The French President was speaking at a state dinner given in Brussels by Belgium's King Baudouin.

    The dinner was President Pompidou's first official engagement at the start of a three-day visit to Belgium. It is the first official visit to Belgium by a French President since 1929.

    President Pompidou told guests at the dinner that his talks with British Prime Minister, Edward Heath, had strengthened his optimism about the outcome of negotiations for British entry into the Common Market.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4YK2VOCD8FPA29V0A0V22FLYR
    Media URN:
    VLVA4YK2VOCD8FPA29V0A0V22FLYR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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