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Coverage of signing of pact between socialists and CDS (centre democrats) which took place at Assembly of the Republic.
Shots of two leaders (professor freitas do amaral (CDS) and Dr. Mario Soares (Socialists) signing the agreement. Shots of CDS member reading out text of agreement and shots of freitas to amaral speaking. He said: "This agreement does not create a front between two parties, nor a coalition government. It is a useful form of cooperation. Both parties continue to differ substantially on some points-but portugal's entry into the EEC and an analysis of the current moment have given us common ground". Shots of Mario Soares speaking. He said: "I hope that the future government will carry out deep-reaching work based on the welfare of the portuguese people ... this agreement between two portuguese parties-one socialists, one christian democrat -- could have great influence on democratic europe".
Shots of Mario Soares talking to journalists at Presidential Palace at Belem, after having been appointed Prime Minister by President Eanes. Soares said that he hoped that by next week the new constitutional government would be formed.
ON CASSETTE On side one words of soares at Belem Presidential Palace.
ON SIDE two-Pact signature
1-wild sound-pause- centre democrats member reading out text-long pause-words of freites do amaral-pause -- soares words.
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