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    WORK OFFICIALLY STARTED TODAY ( MONDAY ) IN THE BRUSSELS SUBURB OF EVERE ON NATO'S TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS BUILDING WHICH MUST BE FINISHED IN SEVEN MONTHS.

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    WORK OFFICIALLY STARTED TODAY ( MONDAY ) IN THE BRUSSELS SUBURB OF EVERE ON NATO'S TEMPORARY HEADQUARTERS BUILDING WHICH MUST BE FINISHED IN SEVEN MONTHS. AND IN CASTEAU, 27 MILES (43 KILOMETRES) SOUTHWEST OF BRUSSELS, CONSTRUCTORS HANDED OVER TO SHAPE AUTHORITIES FINISHED BUILDINGS AT THE NEW SHAPE CAMP.

    AT CASTEAU, SOME BILLETS ARE ALREADY OCCUPIED BY 1,500 OF THE 2,600 PERSONNEL WHO WILL LIVE THERE. WHEN COMPLETED, THE CAMP WILL HAVE CLUBS FOR OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN, CHAPELS, A THEATRE, SCHOOLS, RECREATION HALLS AND A SWIMMING POOL.

    SIGNOR MANLIO BROSIO, ITALIAN SECRETARY-GENERAL OF NATO TODAY PRESIDED AT A GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY ON THE EVERE SITE. OCTOBER 15 IS THE DATE WHEN THE NATO COUNCIL AND SECRETARIAT MUST BE ABLE TO BEGIN MOVING IN FROM THEIR PRESENT HEADQUARTERS IN PARIS IN PREPARATION FOR THE FIRST END-OF-YEAR MEETING OF THE NATO COUNCIL OF MINISTERS.

    THE COUNCIL DECIDED LAST DECEMBER TO TRANSFER ITS SEAT TO BRUSSELS TO BE NEARER THE ALLIANCE'S INTEGRATED MILITARY COMMAND, SHAPE.

    THE HASTY TRANSFER OF THE 15-NATION ALLIANCE'S BODIES FROM FRANCE FOLLOWED THE FRENCH DECISION TO WITHDRAW FROM NATO'S INTEGRATED MILITARY COMMAND, WHILE REMAINING A MEMBER OF THE NATO COUNCIL. FRANCE DEMANDED THAT THE NATO MILITARY HEADQUARTERS BE REMOVED FROM FRENCH TERRITORY BY APRIL 1 THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9BCLW35VFT0WYF4HNJJM2T1XG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BCLW35VFT0WYF4HNJJM2T1XG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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