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    Tunisian Foreign Minister Mohammed Masmoudi, in West Germany on a three-day official visit, held talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt in Bonn today (May 5).

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    Tunisian Foreign Minister Mohammed Masmoudi, in West Germany on a three-day official visit, held talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt in Bonn today (May 5). The talks, which lasted twenty minutes longer than expected, covered the situation in the Mediterranean, East-West European relations, and the possibility of better relations in future between West Germany and Tunisia.

    They were followed by a meeting between M. Masmoudi and Herr Erhard Eppler, the West German Minister of Economic Co-operation. A communique issued after the meeting said the Tunisian Minister had stressed his country's need for aid to cover an agricultural modernisation and expansion programme. To date, West Germany has provided Tunisia with several hundred million Marks in loans and non-returnable aid.

    SYNOPSIS: The Tunisian Foreign Minister, Mohammed Masmoudi, arrived in the West German capital of Bonn on Wednesday for talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt. M. Masmoudi, on a three-day official visit to West Germany, was accompanied by has wife and a team of Tunisian officials.

    The meeting with Chancellor Brandt, which lasted twenty minutes longer than expected, covered the situation in the Mediterranean, East-West European relations, and the possibility of better future relations between West Germany and Tunisia. Earlier, on the previous day, M. Masmoudi held talks with West German officials in Frankfurt where he arrived for the start of his tour. Following his West German tour, the Tunisian Minister and his team were due to visit Vienna.

    Later on Wednesday M. Masmoudi, joined by the Tunisian Ambassador to West Germany, Abdessalem Ben Ayed, held a meeting with his West German counter-part, Foreign Minister Walter Scheel.

    During his talks with the West Germans, including Economic Cooperation Minister Erhard Eppler, the Tunisian Foreign Minister stressed his country's need for aid to finance an agricultural modernisation and expansion programme. Germany has already provided Tunisia with several hundred million Marks in aid and loans.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57DEUZ438R1YDNGBVLGNNFWRJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA57DEUZ438R1YDNGBVLGNNFWRJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
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    N/A

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