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    SIR ROY WELENSKY, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE RHODESIAN FEDERATION, ARRIVED IN CAPE TOWN ON THURSDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY "HOLIDAY" WITH DR.

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    SIR ROY WELENSKY, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE RHODESIAN FEDERATION, ARRIVED IN CAPE TOWN ON THURSDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY "HOLIDAY" WITH DR.VERWOERD, THE SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER.THE TWO MEN MET AT GROOTE SCHUUR, (BIG BARN) THE SOUTH AFRICAN PREMIER'S HOME AMID REPORTS THAT WHAT IS STILL OFFICIALLY CLASSIFIED AS A HOLIDAY, WILL IN FACT BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO HOLD "SUMMIT" TALKS.

    IN ADDITION TO INFORMAL DISCUSSIONS ON TRADE LINKS THE TWO LEADERS WERE REPORTED TO BE INTERESTED IN CREATING A WHITE FRONT AGAINST RISING BLACK NATIONALISM.

    WHILE THE TWO MEN WALKED IN THE GROUNDS OF GROOTE SCHUUR - ACCOMPANIED BY DR.VERWOERD'S ENGLISH BULLDOG, "PUNCH", - NEWSMEN ASKED WHAT WAS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE VISIT.SIR ROY SAID IT WAS A PERSONAL ONE ARISING FROM A LONG-STANDING INVITATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADT1RSOTBL6CCO1ED0Z2QPDFWH
    Media URN:
    VLVADT1RSOTBL6CCO1ED0Z2QPDFWH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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