• Short Summary

    DURING HIS VISIT TO TOKYO, LORD HOME, THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, RATIFIED THE NEW ANGLO-JAPANESE TRADE PACT, AT A CEREMONY HELD AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE.

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    DURING HIS VISIT TO TOKYO, LORD HOME, THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY, RATIFIED THE NEW ANGLO-JAPANESE TRADE PACT, AT A CEREMONY HELD AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE.

    MR. OHIRA, THE JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER, SAID, AT THE CEREMONY, THAT THE TREATY HAD ESTABLISHED AN IMPORTANT FOUNDATION FOR CLOSER COOPERATION AND DEEPER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN BRITAIN AND JAPAN.

    THEN LORD HOME SPOKE OF THE INCREASE IN TRADE AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION WHICH WOULD RESULT FROM THE TREATY. HE RE-AFFIRMED THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S WHOLE-HEARTED SUPPORT FOR JAPANESE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD).

    LORD HOME'S VISIT - THE FIRST BY A BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY TO JAPAN - FOLLOWS A SIMILAR VISIT TO BRITAIN LAST YEAR BY MR. IKEDA. IT WAS DURING HIS TRIP TO LONDON THAT MR. IKEDA SIGNED THE TRADE TREATY.

    LORD HOME WATCHED THE DIET RATIFY THE ANGLO-JAPANESE TREATY ON FRIDAY (MARCH 29).THE SIGNING OF THE TREATY ENDED SIX YEARS OF NEGOTIATION.

    LORD HOME RETURNED TO LONDON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), AND FLIES TO PARIS TODAY TO ATTEND A THREE-DAY MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE SOUTH EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO) BEGINNING ON MONDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB3DN1F2Z1L0Y2NPALFK3HVEXP
    Media URN:
    VLVAB3DN1F2Z1L0Y2NPALFK3HVEXP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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