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    DR.VON BRENTANO, PARLIAMENTARY LEADER OF WEST GERMANY'S CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC UNION, CALLED ON TOP STATE DEPARTMENT?

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    DR.VON BRENTANO, PARLIAMENTARY LEADER OF WEST GERMANY'S CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC UNION, CALLED ON TOP STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    HE HAD APPOINTMENTS AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT WITH MR.RUSK, SECRETARY OF STATE, MR.BALL, UNDERSECRETARY OF STATE FOR EUROPEAN AFFAIRS, AND MR.McGHEE, RECENTLY NAMED BY PRESIDENT KENNEDY AS U.S.AMBASSADOR TO WEST GERMANY.

    DIPLOMATIC OBSERVES SAID DR.VON BRENTANO, AT A MEETING WITH A SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE YESTERDAY, SAID CONCERN OVER THE NEW TREATY BETWEEN WEST GERMANY AND FRANCE WAS UNFOUNDED.HE WAS REPORTED TO HAVE TOLD THE SENATORS SOME OF PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S BELIEFS SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED EASILY EVEN THOUGH THE FRENCH PRESIDENT WAS WRONG IN VETOING BRITAIN'S BID FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE COMMON MARKET.

    IT WAS ALSO REPORTED THAT MR.ACHESON, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE, WHO MET DR.VON BRENTANO YESTERDAY, HAD EXPRESSED MISGIVINGS ABOUT THE FRANCE-GERMAN PACT ON THE GROUNDS THAT IT WAS AN ATTEMPT BY THE TWO NATIONS TO DOMINATE EUROPE AND EXCLUDE BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES FROM EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB89YLGZ9H6TA01ES1KNW4GCTU
    Media URN:
    VLVAB89YLGZ9H6TA01ES1KNW4GCTU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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