• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR. KURT KIESINGER, FLEW INTO LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY?

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    THE WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, DR. KURT KIESINGER, FLEW INTO LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY VISIT AS GUEST OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT. TONIGHT THE CHANCELLOR WAS AT NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET, OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON, TO BEGIN COMMON MARKET TALKS, DESTINED TO OCCUPY MUCH OF HIS STAY HERE.

    CHANCELLOR KIESINGER HAS FORMED BRITAIN'S BRIGHT HOPE IN ITS RECENT BIDS TO JOIN THE COMMON MARKET -- BIDS OPPOSED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT. A STRONG SUPPORTER OF BRITAIN'S ENTRY, THE CHANCELLOR TOLD AIRPORT REPORTERS THAT WEST GERMANY'S FRIENDLY RELATIONS WITH BRITAIN WOULD PROVIDE AND REASSURING BASIS FOR TALKS WITH MR. WILSON. THE FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR. GEORGE BROWN, MET MR. KIESINGER AT THE AIRPORT.

    IN A PRE-RECORDED TELEVISION INTERVIEW TONIGHT ON BRITISH TELEVISION, CHANCELLOR KIESINGER GAVE AN INSIGHT, INTO THE ATTITUDE HE WOULD BE LIKELY TO TAKE WITH BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER. HE WARNED THAT BRITAIN MUST RESPECT FRANCE'S ARGUMENTS AGAINST BRITAIN JOINING THE COMMON MARKET EVEN THOUGH HE PERSONALLY DID NOT FEEL BRITAIN'S ECONOMY WAS 'SICK'. HE ALSO STRESSED THAT THE NUCLEUS OF EUROPEAN OF UNITY WOULD ALWAYS THE CLOSE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN GERMANY AND FRANCE. BUT HE ADDED BRITAIN'S PARTICIPATION IN THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY WAS 'UNAVOIDABLE IN THE LONG RUN'.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8YW1B4GYBL4GA4LD3OY85LXQ3
    Media URN:
    VLVA8YW1B4GYBL4GA4LD3OY85LXQ3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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