• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: In the Netherlands leading Social Democrats, mostly from western Europe, have been meeting to discuss East-West relations.

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    INTRODUCTION: In the Netherlands leading Social Democrats, mostly from western Europe, have been meeting to discuss East-West relations. After two days of talks they agreed to keep pressing the Soviet bloc to respect human rights and said that this aim was fully compatible with detente.

    SYNOPSIS: The conference was held at a hotel in Amsterdam, finishing on Sunday (17 April). Other topics discussed included how to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, East-West disarmament negotiations and the "north-south" dialogue between industrialised and developing nations.

    The conference brought together some of the most powerful men in present day politics. Among them -- Portuguese Prime Minister Mario Soares, former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon, and British Prime Minister James Callaghan. Herr Brandt summed up on detente.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADO7C164S18M4KYPNWVWI0XP8G
    Media URN:
    VLVADO7C164S18M4KYPNWVWI0XP8G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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