• Short Summary

    On Thursday (2 May) Britain recognised the new Portuguese regime of General Antonio de Soinola.

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    On Thursday (2 May) Britain recognised the new Portuguese regime of General Antonio de Soinola.

    The announcement was made soon after Portugal's Socialist leader Mario Soares had talks with the British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, and the Foreign Secretary James Callaghan, On Wednesday (1 May) Mr. Soares flew to London from Lisbon when he was among the guests at the country's first May Day rally in living memory. (Visnews Production 4308/74 refers).

    Before going to Downing Street to meet Mr. Wilson, Mr. Soares held a news conference during which he expressed the hope there would be a ceasefire as quickly as possible between Portugal's armed forces and the liberation movement in Portuguese Africa.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FVZJYTXGIQ80YCIYNRAOEDV
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FVZJYTXGIQ80YCIYNRAOEDV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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