• Short Summary

    FRENCH DEFENCE MINISTER PIERRE MESSMER ARRIVED IN KUWAIT ON MONDAY ON A FOUR-DAY VISIT, DURING WHICH HE WILL DISCUSS ARMAMENTS AND FUTURE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND KUWAIT.

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    GV MESSMER OUT OF AIRCRAFT GREETED BY SHEIK S'AD AND OTHER OFFICIALS
    0.26

    2.
    LV MESSMER AND S'AD SURROUNDED BY OFFICIALS (TWO SHOTS)
    0.34

    3.
    SV INSPECTING GUARD OF HONOUR AND MEETING ARMY CHIEFS (2 SHOTS)
    0.54

    4.
    SV INTERIOR ARMY CHIEFS IN AIRPORT LOUNGE
    0.59

    5.
    SCU MESSMER AND SHEIAK S'AD SEATED
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    Background: FRENCH DEFENCE MINISTER PIERRE MESSMER ARRIVED IN KUWAIT ON MONDAY ON A FOUR-DAY VISIT, DURING WHICH HE WILL DISCUSS ARMAMENTS AND FUTURE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND KUWAIT.

    M. MESSMER'S VISIT TO KUWAIT FOLLOWS AN INVITATION FROM HIS COUNTERPART, SHEIK SA'D, KUWAIT DEFENCE MINISTER. IN A STATEMENT ISSUED AT THE TIME OF THE ARRIVAL, SHEIK SA'D SAID HE HOPED THE VISIT WOULD LEAD TO CLOSER CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, ADDING THAT THE TALKS BETWEEN THE TWO MINISTERS WOULD INCLUDE ARMAMENT MATTERS.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL, M. MESSMER WAS GREETED BY A LARGE NUMBER OF KUWAIT MINISTERS AND SERVICE CHIEFS AND MEMBERS OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF4KUHB8HFDQC8KG4C7Y6EZKD6
    Media URN:
    VLVAF4KUHB8HFDQC8KG4C7Y6EZKD6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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