• Short Summary

    French Prime Minister Pierre Messmer flew to Hungary for a 36-hour visit on Wednesday with the mission of smoothing the way towards a European Security Conference.

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    SV Budapest airport with banners and flags
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    SV Caravelle jet taxiing
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    SV Prime Minister Fock walks to aircraft
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    SV Messmer leaves aircraft and greeted by Fock and other Ministers (5 shots)
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    SV Messmer & Fock walk from plane
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    LV Messmer invited to inspect guard of honour and officer taking salute (3 shots)
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    GV Guard of honour
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    SV Messmer reviews guard of honour
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    SV Messmer meets VIP's
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    Initials ES. 0.14 ES. 0.24



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: French Prime Minister Pierre Messmer flew to Hungary for a 36-hour visit on Wednesday with the mission of smoothing the way towards a European Security Conference. There have been official reports that the French Government wants to counter a n impression that French is pessimistic about the prospects of such a conference.

    M. Messmer was met at Budapest airport by his Hungarian counterpart, Prime Minister Jeno Fock. In subsequent talks, they were joined by the Foreign Ministers of both countries, M. Michel Jobert and Mr. Janos Peter.

    The two sides were also to discuss ways of solving the imbalance of bilateral trade, which at present is in France's favour, and proposals for industrial co-operation agreements. M. Messmer later had brief meetings with Hungarian Communist Party leader Janos Kadar and President Pal Losonczi.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA67PZIXB1QTFWBD4E89G3OBRJT
    Media URN:
    VLVA67PZIXB1QTFWBD4E89G3OBRJT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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