• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION The Hungarian Foreign Minister, Mr. Frigyes Puja, has been in Britain on a two-day?

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    GV: London, U.K. street scene.
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    CU: Downing street sign.
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    GV: policeman outside 10 Downing street.
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    SVs INTERIOR: British Prime Minister James Callaghan shakes hands with Hungarian Foreign Minister Frigyes Puja and two men pose for photographers. (2 shots)
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    SV INTERIOR: Prime Minister and Foreign Minister enter conference room.
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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



    In a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday (1 March), Dr. Owen said Britain would not hesitate to speak out when it considered the performances on human freedoms and detente by other countries to be unsatisfactory. Dr Owen said Britain must ensure that the Helsinki final act is fully implemented. Britain, the United States and other Western countries have said that the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact partners have been slow in fulfilling parts of the Helsinki Declaration calling for more human contacts, travel and a greater flow of information between east and west.




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    Background: INTRODUCTION The Hungarian Foreign Minister, Mr. Frigyes Puja, has been in Britain on a two-day visit for talks about possible increases in trade between the two countries. He was also due to discuss the results so far of the 1975 Helsinki declaration on East-West detente.

    SYNOPSIS: On Tuesday (1 March) Mr Puja went to Number 10 Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister James Callaghan. He earlier held talks with the new Foreign Secretary, Dr David Owen. Mr Puja is the first Hungarian Foreign minster to visit Britain for more than 10 years. His visit was arranged during a trip by Mr Callaghan to Hungary two years ago, when Mr Callaghan himself was Foreign Secretary. At his meeting with Dr Owen, Mr Puja discussed the 35-state conference to be held in Belgrade in June. This will assess how far the 1975 Helsinki declaration of the European security summit has been carried out. The talks were described as useful and friendly.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6G51J3T6JT99F5K00CH6ORM3Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6G51J3T6JT99F5K00CH6ORM3Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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