• Short Summary

    HERR WILLY BRANDT, WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY MARCH 2) FOR IMPORTANT TALKS WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    HERR WILLY BRANDT, WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY MARCH 2) FOR IMPORTANT TALKS WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD WILSON, AND OTHER TOP GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. IT IS HERR BRANDT'S FIRST VISIT TO LONDON SINCE BECOMING CHANCELLOR LAST OCTOBER. HE WAS MET ON ARRIVAL AT LONDON AIRPORT BY MR. GEORGE THOMPSON, MINISTER FOR EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.

    HERR BRANDT WILL DISCUSS COMMON MARKET QUESTIONS, EAST-WEST RELATIONS AND OTHER WORLD DEVELOPMENTS DURING 3-DAYS OF TALKS WITH BRITISH GOVERNMENT MINISTERS. OTHER TOPICS EXPECTED TO BE RAISED ARE THE MIDDLE EAST, DISARMAMENT, AND BILATERAL PROBLEMS, SUCH AS THE OFF-SET COSTS BONN SHOULD PAY FOR BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED ON WEST GERMAN SOIL.

    THE WEST GERMAN AND BRITISH LEADERS BEGAN THEIR FIRST ROUND OF TALKS SHORTLY AFTER HERR BRANDT FLEW INTO LONDON FROM BONN.

    THE DISCUSSION COINCIDE WITH THE FIRST MEETING OF EAST AND WEST GERMAN OFFICIALS IN EAST BERLIN TO PREPARE FOR THE FIRST EAST-WEST GERMAN SUMMIT, DUE TO BE HELD LATER THIS MONTH. HERR BRANDT, WHOSE EAST EUROPEAN POLICY IS WELCOMED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, WILL BE KEPT FULLY BRIEFED ON THE PROGRESS OF THE EAST BERLIN TALKS.

    AT AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE, HERR BRANDT SPOKE ABOUT HIS GOVERNMENT'S EFFORTS TO IMPROVE RELATIONS WITH ITS EASTERN NEIGHBOURS. HE ALSO TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE WANTED NEGOTIATIONS FOR BRITISH ENTRY INTO THE COMMON MARKET TO BE SUCCESSFUL:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA916OQZ0C0CBTA4IYK9WIWCHEE
    Media URN:
    VLVA916OQZ0C0CBTA4IYK9WIWCHEE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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