• Short Summary

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

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    GV ELYSEE PALACE.
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    2.
    SV PRESS.
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    3.
    SV CARDINAL COMES OUT AND TALKS TO INTERVIEWERS.
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    4.
    SV WALKS DOWN STEPS. ENGLISH SOF STARTS AT
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    5.
    SV CARDINAL SPEAKING.
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    6.
    GV GOES INTO CAR.
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    7.
    GV CAR PULLS AWAY.
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    (THIS IS AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE FRENCH SECTION)



    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 3: REPORTER: "MR. PREMIER, WHAT DID YOU DISCUSS WITH GENERAL DE GAULLE?"



    CARDINAL: "THE GENERAL AND I MADE A RAPID AND GENERAL REVIEW OF FRANCO-QUEBEC CO-OPERATION AND RECALLED THAT THIS VISIT TOOK PLACE FOLLOWING THE GENERAL'S SUGGESTION THAT THERE SHOULD BE AN ANNUAL HIGH-LEVEL MEETING TO STRENGTHEN THE BONDS OF CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND QUEBEC. WE HAVE GONE OVER QUICKLY THE SUBJECTS TO BE DISCUSSED DURING THESE FOUR DAYS EITHER BY SENIOR CIVIL SERVANTS OR BY MINISTERS."



    (THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ENGLISH SECTION)



    SEQ. 5: CARDINAL: "WE DISCUSSED THE EXTENSION OF CONTACTS AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND QUEBEC. THE SUBJECTS WILL BE DISCUSSED DURING THIS CONFERENCE -- I MEAN, DURING THE THREE OTHER DAYS -- AND THAT'S ALL WE'VE DONE THIS MORNING. IN FACT, I GAVE TO THE PRESIDENT A LETTER FROM M. DOZOIS TO EXPRESS REGRET FOR M. BERTRAND NOT BEING ABLE TO COME TO PARIS AND ASKING ME TO REPRESENT THE CLIMATE OF QUEBEC".




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    Background: 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 - Including 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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