• Short Summary

    In Paris on Tuesday (7 December) President Etienne Eyadema of Togo placed a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe.

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    In Paris on Tuesday (7 December) President Etienne Eyadema of Togo placed a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe. He had arrived in Paris to begin a week-long State Visit, the day before. Accompanying him at the wreath-laying ceremony was French Prime Minister M. Chaban Delmas.

    President Eyadema, whose official party from Togo is 20-strong, plans to spend much of his visit to France Discussing economic and cultural matters.

    SYNOPSIS: The Arc de Triomphe in Paris where guard of honour waited on Tuesday far the arrival of President Etienne Eyadema of Togo
    President Eyadema, who had arrived to Paris at the start of a five-day State visit the day before, was about to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath the Arc de Triomphe.

    With the Togolese President at the wreath-laying ceremony was the French Prime Minister, M. Chaban Delmas. The Tomb, with its flame, commemorates the unknown fallen of the First World War.

    The short commemorative observance continued with the guard of honour saluting and standing in silence.

    President Eyadema, who'd arrived in France with 20-member official party, planned to spend much of his time discussing economic and cultural matters. He also hoped to meet businessmen whose help would enable Togo to carry out its second five-year plan.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA7NWAOG1AJ8V1J5UCR0O9PXEI
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7NWAOG1AJ8V1J5UCR0O9PXEI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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