• Short Summary

    A press conference was held TUESDAY the day before the opening of the NATO Ministerial meeting in Ottawa.

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    The film shows general scenes at the conference, with reporters questioning Mr. Stikker after he made a statement on the terms of reference of the NATO meeting.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A press conference was held TUESDAY the day before the opening of the NATO Ministerial meeting in Ottawa.The Secretary-general, Dirk Stikker emphatically denied that proposals for an inter-allied nuclear force are intended as a means of getting nuclear arms into the hands of West German fighting men.

    Charges to this effect have been made by the Soviet Union.

    The nuclear force, expected to be endorsed in general terms at the NATO conference, has "nothing to do" with either satisfying or pacifying West German demands, Mr.Stikker told the press conference."
    Wing Commander William M.Lee, of the RCAF, opened the press conference.He is Press Relations officer for the host government (Canada).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA73WG4YTQ31LK4ML5PSUNCW528
    Media URN:
    VLVA73WG4YTQ31LK4ML5PSUNCW528
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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