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    HERR WILLI BRANDT, WEST GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER, FLEW IN TO TOKYO FOR ANNUAL MINISTERIAL CONSULTATIONS WITH JAPAN ON WEDNESDAY.

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    HERR WILLI BRANDT, WEST GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER, FLEW IN TO TOKYO FOR ANNUAL MINISTERIAL CONSULTATIONS WITH JAPAN ON WEDNESDAY. THE PROPOSED NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY IS EXPECTED TO BE THE MAIN TOPIC DURING THE TALKS.

    ON THE FIRST TWO DAYS OF THE VISIT HERR BRANDT HAD TALKS WITH MR. EISAKU SATO, THE JAPANESE PRIME MINSTER AND WITH MR. TAKEO MIKI, THE FOREIGN MINISTER.

    HIS ARRIVAL IN TOKYO FOLLOWED THE DEPARTURE OF MR. WILLIAM G. FOSTER, THE UNITED STATES' CHIEF NEGOTIATOR AT THE GENEVA DISARMAMENT TALKS, THE EVENING BEFORE. MR. FOSTER FLEW BACK TO EUROPE.

    JAPAN HAS RECENTLY BEEN CARRYING OUT A SERIES OF TALKS WITH COUNTRIES INTERESTED IN THE DRAFT NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY TO ENSURE HER VIEWS ARE REFLECTED IN THE FINAL DOCUMENT.

    HERR BRANDT TOLD PRIME MINISTER SATO THAT THE PROPOSED TREATY SHOULD NOT HINDER PEACEFUL NUCLEAR DEVELOPMENT, AND HE STRESSED THE OBLIGATION ON THE PART OF NUCLEAR NATIONS TO MAKE EFFORTS TOWARDS NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT. HE WAS ALSO QUOTED AS SAYING THAT WEST GERMANY WOULD CONTINUE EFFORTS TO IMPROVE HER RELATIONS WITH EAST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.

    THE JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. MIKI, TOLD HERR BRANDT OF DISCUSSIONS WITH MR. FOSTER IN WHICH HE SAID THE UNITED STATES OR THE SOVIET UNION WOULD BE PREPARED TO CARRY OUT NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS FOR MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK IN NON-NUCLEAR COUNTRIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5H7XD05YI756KKMI7P7CQIWJA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5H7XD05YI756KKMI7P7CQIWJA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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