• Short Summary

    The Progress of Greece towards joining the European Economic Community gained impetus from the current visit of Greek Premier Constantine Karamanlis to Bonn this week.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXTERIOR Government building guarded by APC (2 shots)
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    2.
    SV Soldiers check car
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    3.
    GV Karamanlis, Schmidt and delegations walk to rostrum on parade ground
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    4.
    SV Naval guard of honour presents arms
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    5.
    SV AND GV Karamanlis, etc. take salute (2 shots)
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    SV Guard of Honour at attention
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    LV Schmidt and Karamanlis review Guard of Honour
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    8.
    SVS Newsmen (2 shots)
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    SV PAN Leaders enter building
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    10.
    GV Another Government building
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    SV INTERIOR F.M. Bitsios and F.M. Genscher shake hands and sit down
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    12.
    CUS Both F.Ms. (2 shots)
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    13.
    SV F.Ms. chatting together
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    Initials CL/2017 CL/2040



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Progress of Greece towards joining the European Economic Community gained impetus from the current visit of Greek Premier Constantine Karamanlis to Bonn this week.

    Yesterday (May 16), Mr. Karamanlis had a two hour meeting with West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, with the Common Market expected to be high on the agenda. Even before the meeting, West German experts had been saying that moves to speed up Greek membership of the Common Market would receive a sympathetic hearing.

    But this could depend on progress in Greece towards democracy, and on the resolution of the confrontation with Turkey over Cyprus. Greece became an associate member of the Community the first in 1961.

    The Bonn talks yesterday also covered Greek requests for capital aid and for more arms deliveries.

    Greek Foreign Minister Dimitrios Bitsios, accompanying Mr. Karamanlis, was also involved in lengthy talks yesterday with his West German counterpart, Herr Hans-Dietrich Genscher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAP6Y3CRUA0W4MLNLL80MRX2FZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAP6Y3CRUA0W4MLNLL80MRX2FZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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