• Short Summary

    WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER ARRIVED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY FOR TALKS WITH UN SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT AND US PRESIDENT NIXON.

  • Description

    WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR KURT KIESINGER ARRIVED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY FOR TALKS WITH UN SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT AND US PRESIDENT NIXON. PRESIDENT NIXON AND DR KIESINGER ARE EXPECTED TO GIVE THEIR STAMP OF APPROVAL TO A NEW APPROACH TO THE USSR OVER THE BERLIN PROBLEM.

    THE BERLIN QUESTION, AND HOW TO ENSURE FREE WESTERN ACCESS TO THE DIVIDED CITY AND EASE TENSIONS IN THE AREA, WILL BE ON THE AGENDA FOR WHITE HOUSE TALKS BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND THE CHANCELLOR ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

    LATER, CHANCELLOR KIESINGER HAD TEA AT NEW YORK'S CITY HALL WITH MAYOR JOHN LINDSAY. THE TWO MEN EXCHANGED GIFTS ON THE CHANCELLOR'S ARRIVAL, THEN, AFTER TEA, CHANCELLOR KIESINGER MET MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, A PRIVATE ORGANISATION OF PROMINENT CITIZENS INTERESTED IN WORLD AFFAIRS.

    TODAY, THE CHANCELLOR WAS DUE TO HAVE TALKS WITH U THANT BEFORE FLYING TO WASHINGTON FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NIXON AND SENIOR US OFFICIALS. HE LEAVES THE UNITED STATES ON SUNDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5TAFICELJDEYIO0DZQJVDNSA1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TAFICELJDEYIO0DZQJVDNSA1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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