• Short Summary

    THE FIRST DAY OF THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON ENDED TODAY (THURSDAY) WITH A RECEPTION FOR THE DELEGATES GIVEN AT NO. 10 DOWNING STREET - THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF MR.

  • Description

    THE FIRST DAY OF THE COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON ENDED TODAY (THURSDAY) WITH A RECEPTION FOR THE DELEGATES GIVEN AT NO. 10 DOWNING STREET - THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF MR. HAROLD WILSON, THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, AND HIS WIFE.

    THE RECEPTION ENDED A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FIRST DAY, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT FIVE COMMONWEALTH LEADERS HEADED BY MR. WILSON, WOULD FORM A MISSION TO GET IN TOUCH WITH GOVERNMENTS PRINCIPALLY CONCERNED WITH THE VIETNAM PROBLEM. THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE MISSION WILL BE PRESIDENT NKRUMAH, SIR ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA, DR. ERIC WILLIAMS, AND MR. SENANAYAKE, PRIME MINISTER OF CEYLON.

    THE MISSION WILL SEEK TO BRING ABOUT A CONFERENCE THAT MIGHT LEAD TO PEACE IN VIETNAM. THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, THE MISSION HOPES TO VISIT PEKING, MOSCOW, HANOI SAIGON, WASHINGTON, AND THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK. AN ITINERARY HAS NOT YET BEEN DECIDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56TSE3KKJSTFSW1UXHLWKLU62
    Media URN:
    VLVA56TSE3KKJSTFSW1UXHLWKLU62
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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