Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Central Treaty Organisation at Lancaster House.
Unissued / Unused -
MS in the Conference Rooms at Lancaster House of the flags of countries represented. MS line of cameramen at rear of Conference room. MS a group pose before taking there seats they are Alec Douglas-Home, Dr. A.A. Khalatbary, the Secretary General to CENTO. Mr Abbas Aram the Iranian Foreign Minister, Lt. Gen. K.M. Sheikh the Pakistan Minister, Mr Feridun Cemal Erkin the Turkish Foreign Minister, and Dean Rusk America's Secretary of State. MS the Ministers take there seats pan slow to CU of Dean Rusk. VS Ministers sitting at Conference table. GV exterior shot Lancaster House cut to CU flags of countries represented hanging over entrance. MS Minister arrive at table and pose. MS large group of photographers. CU Lord Home. CU Dr AA Khalatbary. Panning shot CU along conference table showing from left to right LT. Gen. KM Sheikh, Mr Abbas Aram, Lord Home, Dr. A.A. Khalatbary, Feridun and Dean Rusk. CU Dr. A.A. Khalatbary starts the Conference off. VS of Lord Home making his opening speech introducing fellow ministers of Cento he reads a message from Mr Macmillan who says "That Coexistence and Cooperation were the aims of the Cento Powers. VS Dr A.A. Khalatbary spoke of hostile pressures which take every possible form - propaganda, Subversion and infiltration.
(Lav Comb) Old record suggests material dates from around 30/04/1962.
CENTO is the Central Treaty Organisation - formerly the Baghdad Pact.