• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE -- CURRENTLY ON A TOUR OF TURKEY -- WENT SIGHT-SEEING IN ISTANBUL TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE -- CURRENTLY ON A TOUR OF TURKEY -- WENT SIGHT-SEEING IN ISTANBUL TODAY (MONDAY). THE GENERAL VISITED THE FAMOUS TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM, THE ST. SOPHIA MUSEUM AND THE BLUE MOSQUE, FROM WHERE HE GAINED A PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE TURKISH CAPITAL.

    GENERAL DE GAULLE'S VISIT -- THE FIRST TO TURKEY BY A FRENCH HEAD OF STATE -- COINCIDES WITH TURKEY'S NATIONAL HOLIDAY, REPUBLIC DAY, TOMORROW (OCTOBER 29). THE FRENCH PRESIDENT HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN ISTANBUL AND ANKARA WITH THE TURKISH LEADER, PRESIDENT SUNAY. AMONG THE TOPICS BEING DISCUSSED ARE ALMOST CERTAINLY THE PRESENT BUILD-UP OF SOVIET NAVAL STRENGTH IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, TURKEY'S DESIRE TO JOIN THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET AND THE CYPRUS SITUATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAQN5EU936BLX0DACISQREXXD8
    Media URN:
    VLVAQN5EU936BLX0DACISQREXXD8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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