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    ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND ARMOURED CARS IN A FRENCH SPA TOWN... THE PLACE EVIAN, WITH A?

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    ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND ARMOURED CARS IN A FRENCH SPA TOWN... THE PLACE EVIAN, WITH A VIEW OF LAKE GENEVA FOR THESE FRENCH GUNNERS, MAR 7, AS THE ALGERIAN PEACE CONFERENCE OPENED THERE AGAIN - FOR THE THIRD TIME - BETWEEN THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND THE ALGERIAN NATIONALISTS OF THE FLN.

    FROM NEAR GENEVA COME THE NATIONALIST DELEGATES HEADED BY DEPUTY PREMIER OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT. M. BELKACEM KRIM, THREE SWISS ARMY HELICOPTERS TRANSPORT THEREFROM THEIR HEADQUARTERS TO THE HEAVILY GUARDED CONFERENCE ROOM - IN A REQUISITIONED SPA HOTEL - NOW AN ISLAND IN A SEA OF SECURITY MEN ON THEIR TOES TO FORESTALL ANY FRENCH RIGHT - WING SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION ATTEMPTS TO SABOTAGE THE TALKS.

    NO INFORMATION WAS GIVEN AFTER THE FIRST DAY'S FIVE-HOUR DISCUSSIONS AIMED AT REMOVING REMAINING DIFFICULTIES IN THE CEASE-FIRE CONDITIONS TO HALT THE SEVEN-YEAR WAR. BUT IT WAS KNOWN THE FRENCH AND ALGERIAN DELEGATION DIVIDED INTO TWO COMMISSIONS - MILITARY AND POLITICAL - TO SPEED UP THE WORK OF THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS, LIKELY TO LAST FROM FIVE TO TEN DAYS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HXQ015BLB3JYYDRSYA1I33ID
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HXQ015BLB3JYYDRSYA1I33ID
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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