• Short Summary

    MEETING THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY)...FOREIGN MINISTER MASAYOSHI OHIRA OF JAPAN.HE HAS BEEN?

  • Description

    MEETING THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY)...FOREIGN MINISTER MASAYOSHI OHIRA OF JAPAN.HE HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS WITH LORD HOME, THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, AND WITH MR ERROLL THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE.

    MR OHIRA'S VISIT TO BRITAIN FOLLOWS THE DECISION TAKEN DURING LORD HOME'S VISIT TO JAPAN IN APRIL TO HOLD REGULAR CONSULTATIONS AT MINISTERIAL LEVEL BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.THERE HAVE BEEN SIMILAR TALKS WITH FRANCE AND THE SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES.

    IN AN INTERVIEW IN JAPANESE, MR OHIRA SAID THAT WHILE JAPAN DID NOT RECOGNISE THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, SHE ALLOWED TRADE TO BE CARRIED OUT ON A PRIVATE BASIS.SHE INTENDED TO CONTINUE THIS POLICY IN THE FUTURE AND HAD NO INTENTION OF MAKING ANY CHANGE.

    IN REPLY TO QUESTIONS, HE SAID HE DID NOT EXPECT TRADE WITH CHINA TO INCREASE MARKEDLY IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS, AND ADDED THE REASONS WERE THAT CHINA DID NOT HAVE ENOUGH TO EXPORT, THAT THE QUALITY OF HER GOODS WAS NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR THEM TO BE BOUGHT BY JAPAN, NOR COULD CHINA OFFER COMPETITIVE PRICES.

    ASKED IF JAPAN WOULD BE INTERESTED IN JOINING SEATO, MR OHIRA SAID NO, THEN LAUGHED AND ROSE TO END THE INTERVIEW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7X76Q9V5FMED2C4Y8JV4YBORJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7X76Q9V5FMED2C4Y8JV4YBORJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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