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    Antoine Pinay, France's Minister of Finance, on a state visit to Brazil, signed a technical-administrative treaty Oct, 7 in Rio de Janeiro, with Brazil's Foreign Minister, Horacio Lafer.

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    Mr. Pinay is received at Itamarati's entrance by Foreign minister Horacio LAFER.



    Both enter treaty room



    Long shot of treaty room table, high officials present



    Foreign Minister LAFER signing treaty



    Close shot Pinay



    France ambassador to Brazil signs treaty.



    Press people present. Mr. Pinay's visit to Brazil was very popular.



    Foreign Minister LAFER saying of his satisfaction in seeing this treaty conlcu



    French ambassador to Brazil, same



    All rise, leave room, Mr. Pinay enter camera until close shot



    In next room, champagne celebration is held



    Close shots of Lafer, Pinay, and french ambassador



    Camera final shot: dolly in to close shot Mr. Pinay.




    Initials ANH/JP



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    Background: Antoine Pinay, France's Minister of Finance, on a state visit to Brazil, signed a technical-administrative treaty Oct, 7 in Rio de Janeiro, with Brazil's Foreign Minister, Horacio Lafer.

    The treaty provides for the "exchange" of teachers, pupils, public and business officials - thus enabling them to visit and study in the respective countries.

    Scholarships will also be granted by the two governments in connection with the treaty, drawn up to strengthen mutual technical, cultural and administrative relations.

    M. Pinay, showed great interest in improving economic ties between his country and Brazil, and expressed the wish that more Brazilian coffee be imported into France.

    It has been recent Government policy to sponsor visits of foreign personalities to Brazil in an effort to raise the country's cultural and economic prestige.

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    Film ID:
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    Media URN:
    VLVADX3AVWX5BQW3MJEBZO7VHV7DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
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