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    MR.DEAN RUSK,AMERICAN SECRETARY OF STATE, TODAY (FRIDAY) ARRIVED IN BONN FOR HIS FIRST TALKS WITH?

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    MR.DEAN RUSK,AMERICAN SECRETARY OF STATE, TODAY (FRIDAY) ARRIVED IN BONN FOR HIS FIRST TALKS WITH DR.ERHARD, NEW CHANCELLOR OF THE FEDERAL GERMAN REPUBLIC.THE DISCUSSIONS CENTRED ON REPORTS THAT THE UNITED STATES MIGHT WITHDRAW SOME OF ITS TROOPS FROM EUROPE FOLLOWING THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF "OPERATION BIG LIFT".

    THE OPERATION - THE BIGGEST OCEAN-SPANNING AIRLIFT IN HISTORY - INVOLVED NEARLY 16,000 MEN OF THE U.S.SECOND ARMOURED DIVISION WHO WERE FLOWN FROM TEXAS TO GERMANY IN UNDER THREE DAYS, EIGHT HOURS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.UNITED STATES OFFICIALS HAVE HAILED IT AS PROOF OF AMERICAN ABILITY TO MOVE HIGHLY MOBILE FORCES TO REINFORCE NATO TROOPS IN EUROPE AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD.

    MR RUSK WOULD NOT SAY WHETHER THE SUCCESS WOULD MEAN A REDUCTION OF AMERICAN STRENGTH IN GERMANY.AND ONLY A BRIEF COMMUNIQUE WAS ISSUED AFTER HIS TALKS WITH DR ERHARD.THIS SAID MERELY THAT THEY HAD REVIEWED EAST-WEST RELATIONS IN THE LIGHT OF RECENT DIPLOMATIC MEETINGS, AS WELL AS DISCUSSING THE CHANCELLOR'S VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES NEXT MONTH.

    LATER, THE AMERICAN SECRETARY OF STATE PAID A COURTESY CALL ON DR KONRAD ADENAUER, WHO HANDED OVER TO PROFESSOR ERHARD LAST WEEK.THE CALL WAS DESCRIBED AS PURELY PERSONAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJIUS5VVELEVOG79MH562IS4S
    Media URN:
    VLVABJIUS5VVELEVOG79MH562IS4S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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