• Short Summary

    LORD HOME, BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, AND DEAN RUSK, UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE, HAD A TWO-HOUR MEETING IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MAR 11 TO DISCUSS BERLIN.

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    LORD HOME, BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, AND DEAN RUSK, UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE, HAD A TWO-HOUR MEETING IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MAR 11 TO DISCUSS BERLIN. IT WAS ONE OF A SERIES OF DIPLOMATIC CONTACTS IN PREPARATION FOR THE 17-NATION DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE, BEGINNING MAR 14.

    THE TWO WESTERN MINISTERS MET AT THE CENTRE RHONE, WHICH IS HOUSING THE OFFICES OF THE U.S. DELEGATION. ALSO PRESENT AT THE TALKS WERE THE U.S. AND BRITISH AMBASSADORS TO MOSCOW, USSR, AND THEIR EXPERTS WERE MEETING TO DISCUSS THE PROCEDURE FOR THE CONFERENCE AS WELL AS THE SUBSTANCE OF THE PROBLEM. FRANCE HAS DECIDED TO ABSTAIN FROM PARTICIPATING.

    LATER, AT THE HOTEL RICHEMOND, MR. RUSK HOSTED LORD HOME AND SOVIET FROM MINISTER GROMYKO FOR DINNER. THE TWO WESTERN MINISTERS PROTESTED TO MR. GROMYKO ABOUT RECENT INCIDENTS IN BERLIN, INCLUDING "HARASSING" OF ALLIED AIR TRAFFIC AND THE WOUNDING OF A BRITISH SOLDIER BY EAST GERMAN POLICE.

    MAR 12, REPORTS REACHED LONDON THAT MR. GROMYKO HAD EXPRESSED REGRETS FOR THESE ACTIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8BW723YQA4S9UZ6VU9O7LNR31
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BW723YQA4S9UZ6VU9O7LNR31
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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