• Short Summary

    Mr. Harold Wilson, the British Prime Minister, received Mr. Michael Somare, the Prime Minister of?

  • Description

    Mr. Harold Wilson, the British Prime Minister, received Mr. Michael Somare, the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, at number 10 Downing Street on Wednesday (15 October).

    Mr. Somare was on his way home after visiting the United States where he signed two financial treaties, met the Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger and witnessed his country's admission to the United Nations.

    While in London, he took the opportunity to discuss with Mr. Wilson. Some of the developments which have taken place in his country since it gained its independence one month ago.

    Prior to its independence, Papua New Guinea was administered by Australia on behalf of the United Nations as a trust territory.

    Its independence came in the midst of a secessionist move by Bougainville, a copper-rich island forming part of the territory of Papua New Guinea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABMDP71DVILUVW575WIP9SF512
    Media URN:
    VLVABMDP71DVILUVW575WIP9SF512
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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