• Short Summary

    WEST GERMANY'S RELATIONS WITH COMMUNIST EASTERN EUROPE ENTERED A NEW ERA TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH THE COMPLETION OF ARRANGEMENTS TO EXCHANGE AMBASSADORS WITH RUMANIA.

  • Description

    WEST GERMANY'S RELATIONS WITH COMMUNIST EASTERN EUROPE ENTERED A NEW ERA TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH THE COMPLETION OF ARRANGEMENTS TO EXCHANGE AMBASSADORS WITH RUMANIA. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WAS SEALED WITH A HANDSHAKE BETWEEN THE RUMANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MR CORNELIU MANESCU, AND HIS WEST GERMAN COUNTERPART, HERR WILLY BRANDT.

    MR MANESCU, WHO ARRIVED IN BONN YESTERDAY FOR A FIVE-DAY VISIT, IS THE FIRST EASTERN EUROPEAN FOREIGN MINISTER TO COME TO WEST GERMANY. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RELATIONS WAS FORMALLY ANNOUNCED IN A JOINT COMMUNIQUE, FOLLOWING TALKS EARLIER TODAY BETWEEN MR MANESCU AND THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR KURT KIESINGER. RUMANIA THUS BECOMES THE FIRST EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRY -- APART FROM THE SOVIET UNION -- WITH WHICH WEST GERMANY HAS HAD DIPLOMATIC TIES SINCE IT BROKE OFF RELATIONS WITH YUGOSLAVIA IN 1957.

    THE COMMUNIQUE SAID HERR BRANDT HAS ACCEPTED AN INVITATION TO VISIT RUMANIA AT A DATE NOT YET FIXED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6RIBN6S7J1HPQ7Z1I4NEN5H6I
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RIBN6S7J1HPQ7Z1I4NEN5H6I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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