• Short Summary

    Secretary-General U Thant and United Nations Middle-East peace mediator Dr. Gunnar Jarring continued their discussions?

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT U.N. building
    0.10

    2.
    SV U Thant enters building, Press asks questions
    0.29

    3.
    CU U.N. Insignia
    0.32

    4.
    SV Jarring leading building
    0.37

    5.
    SV Jarring leaving building reporters speaks
    1.23

    6.
    SV Jarring into car
    1.28


    TRANSCRIPT:



    QUESTION: "Do you plan to have a meeting today with Dr. Jarring?"



    U THANT: "Yes, we are meeting every day. Yes, every day".



    QUESTION: "Is Dr. Jarring and yourself meeting with any of the other Mid-East Ambassadors?"



    U THANT: "No, we meet, just the two of us."



    QUESTION: "Thank you very much.



    Dr. Jarring spoke to reporters at the end of Thursday's discussions with the Secretary-General:



    QUESTION: "Good afternoon Dr. Jarring. Can you give us some comments about today's meeting. do you feel it's progressing satisfactorily?"



    JARRING: "I can't give you any comment at all. My line is that I can't give you any comment. We have had the meetings, we continue every day."



    QUESTION: "Are things going along smoothly, can you say that, Dr. Jarring?"



    JARRING: "I prefer to say nothing for the time being. There will be a time when I can say something, but not now".



    QUESTION: "Just one thing now Dr. Jarring that we could ask you. There are reports that you are not exactly too happy about the talks at a lower level. That you would prefer to see them on a foreign minister level?"



    JARRING: "I have no comment on it at all, nothing. Thank you.



    QUESTION: "Thank you very much."




    Initials SAW/AS/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Secretary-General U Thant and United Nations Middle-East peace mediator Dr. Gunnar Jarring continued their discussions at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday (13 August).

    On Friday, Egypt, Jordan and Israel were reported ready to begin peace talks in New York but a dispute over the level of representation was said to have held up a formal go-ahead signal from Dr. Gunnar Jarring. However, a compromise was believed imminent and Dr. Jarring was expected to announce before the weekend the beginning of the talks which he will handle.

    When interviewed by reporters both U Thant and Dr. Jarring declined to comment on the progress of their discussions so far.

    U Thant was interviewed by reporters as the entered the United Nations headquarters...

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA58MEGDPOZO5IBL3KWJ3R20HC5
    Media URN:
    VLVA58MEGDPOZO5IBL3KWJ3R20HC5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment