• Short Summary

    LANCASTER HOUSE IN LONDON WAS THE SETTING TODAY (WEDNESDAY MARCH 18) FOR THE SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT ON COMMERCIAL AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.

  • Description

    1.
    GV LANCASTER HOUSE
    0.10

    2.
    SV STEWARD ARRIVING
    0.17

    3.
    MV ABDULLA ARRIVING
    0.22

    4.
    CU CONGO FLAG ON CAR
    0.24

    5.
    SV ADOULA OUT OF CAR
    0.30

    6.
    MV INT STEWART AND ADOULA INTO ROOM
    0.40

    7.
    MV NEWSMEN
    0.41

    8.
    MV ADOULA AND STEWART POSE FOR CAMERAMEN
    0.52

    9.
    CU STEWART PAN TO CU ADOULA
    0.59

    10.
    CU ADOULA READING TREATY
    1.02

    11.
    SV MEMBERS OF CONGOLESE PARTY PAN TO ADOULA AND STEWART READING TREATY (2 SHOTS)
    1.14

    12.
    SV STEWART SIGNING TREATY PAN TO SV ADOULA SIGNING TREATY
    1.33

    13.
    MV STEWART AND ADOULA CHANGE OVER DOCUMENTS AND SIGN AGAIN
    1.44

    14.
    CU SIGNED TREATY
    1.49

    15.
    SV STEWART AND ADOULA SHAKE HANDS
    1.57

    16.
    MV CAMERA PAN TO[ ADOULA AND STEWART
    2.03



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: LANCASTER HOUSE IN LONDON WAS THE SETTING TODAY (WEDNESDAY MARCH 18) FOR THE SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT ON COMMERCIAL AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.

    MR. MICHAEL STEWART, FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, REPRESENTED BRITISH INTERESTS AT THE BRIEF CEREMONY.

    FLYING IN TO LONDON FOR THE SIGNING WAS HIS EXCELLENCY MONSIEUR CYRILLE ADOULA, MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS. FOREIGN TRADE AND CO-OPERATION FOR THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.

    THE AGREEMENT IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL RELATIONS BETWEEN T HE TWO COUNTRIES. ITS CONCLUSION EMPHASISES THE IMPORTANCE EACH SIDE ATTACHES TO THE EXPANSION OF MUTUAL TRADE. THE VALUE OF INDUSTRIAL CO-OPERATION. THE EXCHANGE OF COMMERCIAL INFORMATION. OPERATION OF COMPANIES AND COMMERCIAL EXHIBITIONS IN THE TERRITORY OF THE OTHER COUNTRY, AND ON NON-DISCRIMINATION IN SHIPPING.

    SINCE INDEPENDENCE WAS DECLARED IN 1960. THE CONGOLESE TRADE STATUS WITH BRITAIN HAS RISEN TO AN ALL-TIME HIGH. THE AGREEMENT CULMINATES SEVERAL MONTHS OF NEGOTIATIONS, AND WAS WARMLY APPLAUDED BY BOTH PARTIES AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA1N49NQCU8O0TL4SGH8OF1N8A
    Media URN:
    VLVAA1N49NQCU8O0TL4SGH8OF1N8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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