• Short Summary

    Herr Egon Bahr, West Germany's special envoy, crossed into East Berlin on Thursday (9 September) for talks with East German State Secretary, Herr Michael Kohl, on the details of the Four-Power Berlin Agreement, he has special responsibility for the question of West Berlin's land links with West Germany.

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    CU Sign 'Ministry'
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    MLV Cars arriving Egon Bahr out of car and meets State Secretory Kohl
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    Background: Herr Egon Bahr, West Germany's special envoy, crossed into East Berlin on Thursday (9 September) for talks with East German State Secretary, Herr Michael Kohl, on the details of the Four-Power Berlin Agreement, he has special responsibility for the question of West Berlin's land links with West Germany.

    The meeting was a brief one. Forty minutes after their talks began, Herr Bahr drove back into West Berlin for consultations with senior officials. He then returned to the Eastern sector for further discussions, and finally left three hours after the talks had commenced.

    The official East German Now Agency ADN said later that a date for the next meeting would be announced shortly.

    The Four-Power Berlin Agreement was signed last Friday (3 September New, the Four Powers -- the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and France -- have given the Germans themselves the task of negotiating the technicalities following on the original framework of the agreement. Among other things, it stipulates that West Berlin's traffic links with West Germany shall be unimpeded, and that West Berliners will be allowed to travel to East Berlin and East Germany with the same freedom as other visitors.

    At the same time as Herr Bahr was meeting with the East German negotiator, Herr Ulrich Mueller, representing the West Berlin City Government, was also in East Berlin for talks with East German State Secretary, Herr Guanther Kort. They have been discussing access to the East for West Berliners.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2CMG0UPQQZDNG045KC8DXKU4B
    Media URN:
    VLVA2CMG0UPQQZDNG045KC8DXKU4B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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