• Short Summary

    The Chancellor of West Germany, Herr Willy Brandt, arrived in London today (Thursday) at the start of a two-day official visit.

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    SV Brandt off plane and greeted by Heath and Brandt introduces his wife
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    SV Pressmen PAN TO Heath and Brandt walking across tarmac
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    SV Brandt speaking
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    BRANDT: "The enlargement of the Community will open a new chapter of our Common Continent. The Community gives evidence of Europe's capability to develop new concepts and to tread new paths. The forthcoming enlargement will give Europe the economic and, I am sure, the political strength to render an essential contribution - both internally and externally - towards peace, progress and security."




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    Background: The Chancellor of West Germany, Herr Willy Brandt, arrived in London today (Thursday) at the start of a two-day official visit. He was met at the airport by Prime Minister Edward Heath, and the two leaders immediately adjourned to begin their top-level talks. These talks are expected to centre mainly on developments in the European Common Market, inter-European security and East-West relations. They follow similar talks held last month between the British Prime Minister and French President Georges Pompidou.

    Tonight, Herr Brandt and his wife flew by helicopter to Windsor Castle (23 miles-37 kilometres West of London) to be the quests of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh. It is the first time a German official visitor has stayed overnight at Windsor Castle since 1906, when Kaiser Wilhelm stayed there during the reign of Edward VII, his uncle.

    In a brief statement before leaving London Airport, Chancellor Brandt said:

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    Film ID:
    VLVADA0J5C8IH6R2R7DIN8HV9AJUW
    Media URN:
    VLVADA0J5C8IH6R2R7DIN8HV9AJUW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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