• Short Summary

    FRANCE'S FIRST AMBASSADOR TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, M. LUCIEN PAYE, LEFT PARIS TODAY?

  • Description

    FRANCE'S FIRST AMBASSADOR TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, M. LUCIEN PAYE, LEFT PARIS TODAY (FRIDAY) BY AIR TO TAKE UP HIS NEW POST IN PEKING.

    THE AMBASSADOR LEFT ORLY AIRPORT, WHERE HE WAS SEEN OFF BY MR. SUNG CHI KUANG, THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CHARGE D'AFFAIRE IN PARIS. HE WILL BE FLYING FIRST TO HONG KONG, AND FROM THERE TO CANTON, WHERE HE WILL JOIN A TRAIN FOR THE TWO-DAY JOURNEY TO THE CAPITAL. BEFORE LEAVING TODAY, M. PAYE TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE CONSIDERED THE RAIL TRIP 'THE BEST WAY TO GET MY FIRST LOOK AT CHINA'.

    THE NEW FRENCH AMBASSADOR, A FORMER EDUCATION MINISTER, HAS ALSO BEEN FRENCH AMBASSADOR IN SENEGAL. HE HOPES TO FIND SUITABLE EMBASSY PREMISES IN PEKING BY THE AUTUMN. AT THE MOMENT THE FRENCH DIPLOMATIC MISSION IN PEKING IS ESTABLISHED IN A BUILDING WHICH ALTHOUGH IT BELONGS TO FRANCE, IS BEING USED AS THE BELGIAN EMBASSY.

    (M. PAYE'S OPPOSITE NUMBER -- MR HUANG CHEN -- THE NEW PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AMBASSADOR IN PARIS LEFT PEKING ON WEDNESDAY (20TH MAY) AND IS EXPECTED IN PARIS ON SUNDAY.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAVCS6UPNFQOJKX0NG4SH8KD7E
    Media URN:
    VLVAVCS6UPNFQOJKX0NG4SH8KD7E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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