• Short Summary

    President Georges Pompidou of France made a brief stopover in Teheran on Monday (17 September) for talks with the Shah of Iran.

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    President Georges Pompidou of France made a brief stopover in Teheran on Monday (17 September) for talks with the Shah of Iran. The President was flying back to France after his week-long visit to The People's Republic of China.

    The Shah and President Pompidou held their talks at the Royal Saadabad Palace. Later the Shah was host at a banquet in the French Head of State's honour before his departure for Paris.

    Their discussions were expected to include the situation in the Middle East and a general review of international affairs, as well as economic, technical and cultural cooperation between Iran and France.

    The two jeaders were also expected to cover Iran's demand for more equitable tie with the European Common Market.

    It was the French President's first visit to Iran as Head of State. He visited the country in 1968 when he was Prime Minister of France.

    SYNOPSIS: President Georges Pompidou of France made a brief call on the Shah of Iran in Teheran on Monday on his way home from a week-long visit to The People's Republic of China.

    The Shah and President Pompidou held their talks at the Royal Saadabad Palace. Their discussions were expected to include the situation in the Middle East.

    Economic, technical and cultural cooperation between Iran and France were other topics expected for discussion, as well as Iran's demands for more equitable ties with the European Common Market. It's also believed President Pompidou briefed the Shah on his talks with Chinese leaders.

    The Shah was later host at a banquet in the French Head of State's honour.

    It was President Pomipdou's first visit to Iran as France's Head of State. He last visited the country in 1968 when he was Prime Minister. After the banquet, President Pompidou flew back to Paris.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJHRXZPCJPW395ZUPRAOSAPLE
    Media URN:
    VLVADJHRXZPCJPW395ZUPRAOSAPLE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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