• Short Summary

    A TWO-DAY MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE CENTRAL TREATY ORGANISATION (CENTO) WAS OPENED AT LANCASTER HOUSE IN LONDON, UK, APRIL 30TH.

  • Description

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    GV LANCASTER HOUSE
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    2.
    SV FLAGS ON BUILDING
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    3.
    SV DELEGATES ENTER ROOM
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    4.
    SV DELEGATES POSE FOR CAMERA (LEFT TO RIGHT) SHEIKH; ABBAS ARAM; LORD HOME; CHAIRMAN; MR. ERKIN; DEAN RUSK
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    5.
    CU.PAN - SAME GROUP
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    GV DELEGATES SEATED AT TABLE
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    7.
    SV DELEGATES SEATED AT TABLE
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    8.
    BIG GV..DELEGATES SEATED ROUND TABLE
    0.39



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A TWO-DAY MINISTERIAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE CENTRAL TREATY ORGANISATION (CENTO) WAS OPENED AT LANCASTER HOUSE IN LONDON, UK, APRIL 30TH. CENTO - FORMERLY THE BAGHDAD PACT - COMPRISES IRAN, PAKISTAN, TURKEY AND BRITAIN. THE UNITED STATES IS AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER.

    MINISTERS ARE EXPECTED TO APPROVE SOME MINOR CHANGES IN THE MILITARY STRUCTURE OF THE ALLIANCE, AS A RESULT OF RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE MILITARY COMMITTEE WHICH MET EARLIER. THEY WILL ALSO APPOINT A FOUR-STAR GENERAL TO HEAD THE MILITARY STAFF IN PLACE OF THE PRESENT GROUP OF OFFICERS FROM EACH MEMBER COUNTRY.

    THE DELEGATIONS ARE LED BY: MR. ABBAS ARAM, IRAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS; LIEUT-GENERAL K.M.SHEIKH, PAKISTAN MINISTER FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE; MR. FERIDUN CEMAL ERKIN, TURKISH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS; LORD HOME, BRITISH FOREIGN=SECRETARY; AND MR. DEAN RUSK, UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9R89SDPSMO5Q2GRMIP2QB84RD
    Media URN:
    VLVA9R89SDPSMO5Q2GRMIP2QB84RD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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