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    FORMER WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR LUDWIG ERHARD TOURED JERUSALEM'S HOLY PLACES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) - THE FINAL DAY OF A 10-DAY VISIT HE AND HIS WIFE HAVE BEEN MAKING TO ISRAEL.

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    FORMER WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR LUDWIG ERHARD TOURED JERUSALEM'S HOLY PLACES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) - THE FINAL DAY OF A 10-DAY VISIT HE AND HIS WIFE HAVE BEEN MAKING TO ISRAEL.

    AMONG THE SPOTS VISITED BY DR. ERHARD AND HIS PARTY WERE THE MOUNT OF OLIVES, THE OMAR MOSQUE AND THE WAILING WALL.

    LATER AT A PRESS CONFERENCE DR. ERHARD SAID HE WAS DEEPLY IMPRESSED BY WHAT HE TERMED "THE ENORMOUS DEVELOPMENT AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE JEWISH STATE."
    HE EXPRESSED SATISFACTION THAT AS HIS COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC MINISTER HE HAD BEEN ABLE TO HELP IN BUILDING ISRAEL.

    HE DESCRIBED THE TIME WHEN HE DECIDED AS CHANCELLOR OF WEST GERMANY TO ESTABLISH FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL AS "MY GREATEST DAY".

    DR ERHARD STRESSED THAT HIS VISIT WAS PURELY PRIVATE BUT HE TOLD QUESTIONERS THAT THE GERMAN PEOPLE WERE CONCERNED ABOUT ISRAEL AND WISHED TO SEE ISRAEL LIVING IN SECURITY AND PEACE. "AT THE SAME TIME," HE ADDED, "THE GERMAN PEOPLE HAVE NO ANTAGONISM TOWARDS THE ARABS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD91G8HHJLVSDQECW5DKIYKAFZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD91G8HHJLVSDQECW5DKIYKAFZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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