• Short Summary

    THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE AND SAID THEY WOULD PROTEST AT A BAN ON AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNIST CONGRESS WHICH WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE CITY THIS WEEK.

  • Description

    THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE AND SAID THEY WOULD PROTEST AT A BAN ON AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNIST CONGRESS WHICH WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE CITY THIS WEEK. THE WESTERN ALLIES BANNED THE CONGRESS BECAUSE THEY FELT IT WOULD ENDANGER PUBLIC ORDER.

    THE BAN WAS IMPOSED IN ANSWER TO A REQUEST BY THE WEST BERLIN CITY GOVERNMENT. OFFICIALS OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT SAID THAT THE SMALL WEST BERLIN SOCIALIST UNITY (COMMUNIST) PARTY WANTED TO HOLD ITS FIRST PARTY CONGRESS IN THE CITY FROM FEBRUARY 25 TO 27 AND AT LEAST 20 COMMUNIST PARTIES HAD ACCEPTED INVITATIONS TO ATTEND. THEY ADDED THAT THE CONGRESS, WHICH WAS TO HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE BRITISH SECTOR WOULD HAVE PROVOKED THE BERLIN PEOPLE.

    THE SOCIALIST UNITY PARTY IN ITS NEWS CONFERENCE SAID THAT IT PLANS TO HOLD IN MAY THE MEETING BANNED THIS WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADL900AX6YYP6R7PHTY30BMEIG
    Media URN:
    VLVADL900AX6YYP6R7PHTY30BMEIG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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