• Short Summary

    WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR WILLY BRANDT COMPLETED THE FIRST DAY OF HIS TWO-DAY FRANCO-GERMAN SUMMIT TODAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT FRANCE FULLY SUPPORTS BONN'S NEW EASTERN EUROPEAN POLICIES.

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    WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR WILLY BRANDT COMPLETED THE FIRST DAY OF HIS TWO-DAY FRANCO-GERMAN SUMMIT TODAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT FRANCE FULLY SUPPORTS BONN'S NEW EASTERN EUROPEAN POLICIES.

    HERR BRANDT MADE THE STATEMENT TO REPORTERS THIS AFTERNOON AS HE LEFT AN ELYSEE PALACE LUNCHEON GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY FRENCH PRESIDENT GEORGES POMPIDOU.

    CHANCELLOR BRANDT SAID THAT HE WAS VERY PLEASED WITH HIS TALKS SO FAR WITH PRESIDENT POMPIDOU. DISCUSSION HAD RANGED OVER EAST-WEST RELATIONS, COMMON MARKET PROBLEMS, BI-LATERAL QUESTIONS AND THE GENERAL INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SITUATION.

    THIS IS HERR BRANDT'S FIRST VISIT TO PARIS SINCE BECOMING CHANCELLOR LAST AUTUMN. THE TALKS ARE ONE OF THE REGULAR BI-ANNUAL FRANCO-GERMAN SUMMITS WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE 1963 FRIENDSHIP TREATY BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    CHANCELLOR BRANDT TOLD REPORTERS THAT FRANCE WAS FULLY BEHIND WEST GERMANY'S EASTERN EUROPEAN POLICIES. HE SAID FRANCO-GERMAN RELATIONS HAD REACHED A WIDTH AND DEPTH BEYOND THE MOST OPTIMISTIC FORECASTS.

    HERR BRANDT AND M. POMPIDOU FOR 85 MINUTES BEFORE LUNCHEON WHILE THEIR FOREIGN MINISTERS - HERR WALTER SCHELL AND M. MAURICE SCHUMANN - WERE DISCUSSING THE MIDDLE EAST PROBLEM AND THE COMMON MARKET AT A SEPARATE MEETING.

    PRESIDENT POMPIDOU IN HIS LUNCHEON TOAST SAID THE FRANCO-GERMAN TREATY COULD BE USED AS A FIRST STEP TOWARDS THE UNIFICATION OF EUROPE AND TOWARDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BETTER RELATIONS WITH EASTERN EUROPE, PARTICULARLY THE SOVIET UNION.

    CHANCELLOR BRANDT'S NEW ADMINISTRATION HAS RECENTLY BEGUN MOVED DESIGNED TO IMPROVE BONN'S RELATIONSHIP WITH EAST EUROPE, INCLUDING EAST GERMANY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAIQX5J5NOCV7GWK2IWL79WIAP
    Media URN:
    VLVAIQX5J5NOCV7GWK2IWL79WIAP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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