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    FRENCH-SPEAKING PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM 25 COUNTRIES MET IN PARIS TODAY AT THE FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF A NEW ORGANISATION TO SPREAD THE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF FRANCE.

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    CHATEAUX DE VERSAILLES; INTERIOR OF ASSEMBLY; VARIOUS DELEGATIONS.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FRENCH-SPEAKING PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM 25 COUNTRIES MET IN PARIS TODAY AT THE FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF A NEW ORGANISATION TO SPREAD THE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF FRANCE.

    THE ORGANISATION IS CALLED THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FRENCH-LANGUAGE PARLIAMENTARIANS AND IT MET AT THE CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES FOR OPENING DISCUSSIONS TODAY BEFORE DELEGATES ATTENDED AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    AMONG THE NATIONS TAKING PART ARE FRANCE, SENEGAL, RWANDA, MALI, LUXEMBURG, IVORY COAST, CAMBODIA, BELGIUM, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CANADA, DAHOMEY, GABON, UPPER VOLTA, HAITI, LAOS, MADAGASCAR, NIGER, SWITZERLAND AND TUNISIA.

    THE DELICATE ISSUE OF FRANCE'S RELATIONS WITH THE CANADIAN PROVINCE OF QUEBEC APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN SOLVED BY THE INCLUSION OF A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PROVINCE IN A CANADIAN NATIONAL DELEGATION.

    THE MEETINGS WILL GO ON FOR THREE DAYS AND THE DISCUSSIONS WILL RANGE OVER THE WHOLE ASPECT OF FRENCH CULTURE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8IGE03401SD8XLCG4VBWPBYIY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IGE03401SD8XLCG4VBWPBYIY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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