• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE RETURNED TO PARIS TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM TEHERAN AFTER A FIVE DAY STATE VISIT TO IRAN.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE RETURNED TO PARIS TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM TEHERAN AFTER A FIVE DAY STATE VISIT TO IRAN.

    THE FRENCH LEADER'S VISIT WAS SEEN IN IRAN AS THE BEGINNING OF A RENAISSANCE OF FRENCH INFLUENCE AND CULTURE IN IRAN AND MIDDLE EAST AFTER A PERIOD OF DECLINE SINCE THE LAST WORLD WAR. IT WAS FELT THERE WOULD BE GREATER FUTURE ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WITH FRANCE EXTENDING CONSIDERABLE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO IRAN FOR HER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.

    ON FRIDAY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE VISITED THE RUINS OF ANCIENT PERSEPOLIS AFTER FLYING FROM TEHERAN TO SHIRAZ. CROWDS WENT WILD AND BROKE THROUGH POLICE CORDONS TO SHAKE HANDS WITH THE FRENCH LEADER.

    ON SATURDAY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FLEW TO ISFAHAN, CITY OF MOSQUES IN CENTRAL IRAN, AND ON HIS RETURN TO TEHERAN HAD TALKS WITH THE SHAH AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAESIZZ4DVA2M0YAY1BJ6E1FHXH
    Media URN:
    VLVAESIZZ4DVA2M0YAY1BJ6E1FHXH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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