• Short Summary

    QUEBEC'S DEPUTY PREMIER, MR. JEAN-GUY CARDINAL, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY AT THE START OF A?

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    QUEBEC'S DEPUTY PREMIER, MR. JEAN-GUY CARDINAL, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY AT THE START OF A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT -- AND WITHIN HOURS MET PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FOR TALKS ON FRANCO-QUEBEC CO-OPERATION. THE DEPUTY PREMIER HAS BEEN GIVEN A RECEPTION USUALLY RESERVED FOR HEADS OF STATE, AND HIS DELEGATION'S PROGRAMME HAS BEEN PERSONALLY WORKED OUT BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN PARIS MR. CARDINAL WAS GREETED WITH GREAT POMP AND OF THE FLAGS DECORATING THE AIRPORT, CANADA'S MAPLE LEAF WAS OUT-NUMBERED FOUR-TO-ONE BY QUEBEC'S FLEUR-DE-LIS.

    MR. CARDINAL'S VISIT TAKES THE PLACE OF OFFICIAL TRIPS, PLANNED BUT NOT CARRIED OUT, BY THE LATE QUEBEC PREMIER, MR. DANIEL JOHNSON, AND HIS SUCCESSOR, MR. JEAN-JACQUES BERTRAND, WHO COULD NOT GO TO PARIS BECAUSE OF ILL-HEALTH.

    MR. CARDINAL TOLD REPORTERS THAT THE VISIT FOLLOWED A SUGGESTION BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE THAT THERE SHOULD BE AN ANNUAL MEETING AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL TO STRENGTHEN FRANCO-QUEBEC TIES.

    (THE CANADIAN AMBASSADOR IN PARIS, MR. PAUL BEAULIEU, HAS NOT BEN INVITED TO ATTEND ANY OF THE SCHEDULED OFFICIAL TALKS, LUNCHEONS OR DINNERS TO BE GIVEN FOR THE VISITING DELEGATION).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5CGEUB6PVRDZGICUB5ROWVGVQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5CGEUB6PVRDZGICUB5ROWVGVQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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