• Short Summary

    BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY GEORGE BROWN OPENED TALKS IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH THE THREE-MAN UNITED NATIONS MISSION ON ITS WAY TO ADEN.

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    HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT; SIGN "FOREIGN OFFICE"; BROWN; SHALIZI AND KEITA.




    Initials GHB/VS/BHH/OS


    EDITROS NOTE: OUR PROD. NO. 2679/67 SERVICED MARCH 20 1967 REFERS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY GEORGE BROWN OPENED TALKS IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH THE THREE-MAN UNITED NATIONS MISSION ON ITS WAY TO ADEN. THE TALKS WERE BOUT INDEPENDENCE PLANS FOR THE SOUTH ARABIA FEDERATION.

    DIPLOMATIC SOURCES IN LONDON UNDERSTOOD THAT MR. BROWN STRESSED THAT A PRIME EFFORT SHOULD BE MADE TO STOP ACTS OF TERRORISM IN THE BRITISH TERRITORY. RECENTLY UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC PRESIDENT NASSER REBUFFED A LETTER FROM MR. BROWN ASKING HIM TO HELP HALT THE TERRORISM.

    THE MISSION, LED BY DR. MANUEL PEREZ GUERRERO OF VENEZUELA, WAS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN TODAY'S TALKS THE REVIEW OF THE LATEST CONSTITUTIONAL AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FEDERATION WHICH THEY DISCUSSED YESTERDAY WITH BRITISH OFFICIALS. THE OTHER TWO MEMBER OF THE MISSION ARE ABDUL SATAR SHALIZI, OF AFGHANISTAN, AND MOUSSA LEO KEITA OF MALI.

    BRITAIN HAS PROMISED TO GIVE THE FEDERATION INDEPENDENCE BY 1968 AND THEN WITHDRAW ITS BIG MILITARY BASE FROM ADEN.

    THE MISSION, WHICH ARRIVE IN BRITAIN ON MONDAY NIGHT (MARCH 20), IS DUE TO LEAVE FOR CAIRO ON SATURDAY ON ITS FACT-FINING MISSION. IT IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN ADEN ON APRIL 1, AFTER A VISIT TO JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2398S2VOPKFXUPF3FW5EZ7NWH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2398S2VOPKFXUPF3FW5EZ7NWH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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