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    THE TOP AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO EUROPEAN UNITY HAS GONE THIS YEAR TO AN ITALIAN.

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    THE TOP AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO EUROPEAN UNITY HAS GONE THIS YEAR TO AN ITALIAN. IN THE WEST GERMAN CITY OF AACHEN TODAY (THURSDAY), PRESIDENT ANTONIO SEGNI WAS PRESENTED WITH THE CHARLEMAGNE PRIZE.

    THE PRIZE, WORTH 5,000 MARKS, IS AWARDED EACH YEAR BY THE CITY OF AACHEN. LAST YEAR'S WINNER, BRITAIN'S TRADE MINISTER EDWARD HEATH, WAS PRESENT AT TODAY'S CEREMONY.

    AS IN PREVIOUS YEARS, THE PRESENTATION TOOK PLACE IN THE HISTORIC CORONATION HALL OF THE CITY'S (RATHAUS) TOWN HALL. THE CHARLEMAGNE MEDAL WAS HANDED OVER BY THE MAYOR, HERR HERMANN HEUSCH.

    IN HIS SPEECH OF ACCEPTANCE, PRESIDENT SEGNI SAID THAT THE UNRESTRICTED ENTRY OF OTHER COUNTRIES INTO THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET WOULD MEAN A "NEW IMPULSE OF IMMEASURABLE CONSEQUENCE."
    (EARLIER, OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL, A SMALL GROUP OF GERMANS DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE ITALIAN LEADER, DEMANDING THE RETURN TO AUSTRIA FROM ITALY OF THE SOUTH TYROL PROVINCE).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZIG5WSGIU9OLJB9K8OAIJDE0
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZIG5WSGIU9OLJB9K8OAIJDE0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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