• Short Summary

    DEFENCE MINISTERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION NUCLEAR PLANNING GROUP ARE MEETING IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR TWO DAYS OF TALKS ON QUESTIONS CONCERNING TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

  • Description

    DEFENCE MINISTERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION NUCLEAR PLANNING GROUP ARE MEETING IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR TWO DAYS OF TALKS ON QUESTIONS CONCERNING TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS. THE VISITING MINISTERS WERE WELCOMED BY THE BRITISH DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR. DENIS HEALEY.

    THE NUCLEAR PLANNING GROUP, WHICH HOLDS PERIODIC MINISTERIAL MEETINGS, HAS AS ITS MEMBERS THE UNITED STATES, BRITAIN, WEST GERMANY, ITALY, BELGIUM, DENMARK AND TURKEY.

    THE MEETING, BEING HELD IN PRIVATE, IS BEING PRESIDED OVER BY SIGNOR MANLIO BROSIO, ITALIAN SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE 15-NATION ATLANTIC PACT.

    THE GROUP IS EXPECTED TO DISCUSS REPORTS FROM SENIOR EXPERTS ON POSSIBLE POLITICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS BY NATO FORCES IF NECESSARY.

    THE DEFENCE MINISTERS, WITH SENIOR MILITARY CHIEFS AND OFFICIALS, WERE LATER DUE TO MEET THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD WILSON, AT A LUNCHEON.

    TAKING PART IN THE MEETING ARE MR. M.P.W. SEGERS, OF BELGIUM, MR. E. NINN-HANSEN, OF DENMARK, DR. G. SCHRODER, OF WEST GERMANY, SIGNOR L. GUI, OF ITALY, MR. A. TOPALOGLU, OF TURKEY, MR. MELVIN LAIRD, OF U.S.A., ADMIRAL SIR NIGEL HENDERSON, CHAIRMAN OF NATO'S MILITARY COMMITTEE, ADMIRAL EPHRAIN HOLMES, SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, ATLANTIC, AND GENERAL LYMAN LENNITZER, SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, EUROPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA84D9UO7BE6XN3OXMO3RDRHLWS
    Media URN:
    VLVA84D9UO7BE6XN3OXMO3RDRHLWS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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