Independent from Long Beach, California on February 27, 1969 · Page 5
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NIXON ASSURES WEST GERMANS OF SUPPORT , C*H., TIMTM., N». ». INI INDEPENDENT (AM) PRESS-TELEGRAM (Continued from Page A - i ) however, of any commitment io his German hosts to put reunification and ihe futures of divided Berlin on the table at U.S. talks with the Russians. V * . » KIESLVGER said on iel- "mion he felt reassured after the day's taJks with Nixon. He said Nixon "stands by our side" and had shown "deep concern" about any new tensions threatening West Berlin. "But I was happy the President didn't see it as sn dramatic," Kiesinger added. "He knows it will all pass." At a black-tie dinner lasting nearly to midnight at the chancellors Palais Schaumburg residence. Nixon and Kiesinger had what was described as an "intimate" dialogue. Nixon has stressed from the beginning of his European tour Sunday that l.'.S.-Soviel negotiations will be preceded and accompanied by consultation with the allies of the United States. It was part of this process which led to the West German request, at the second of two conferences with the President. The sessions totaled about three hours. Guenler Diehl. Kiesin- per's spokesman, said th? chancellor told the President, new initiatives were needed in the quest for reunification of \V?st Germany and Communist Ensi Germany. The German spokesman quoted Nixon as saying IJiat some people believe he is seeking to negotiate a sort of package settlement with die Soviet Union on a variety of m a t - ters, but that this is not the case. * · * * NIXON was quoted a? saying there is no direct, link between issues dividing the giants of the Western and Communist worlds--but that negotiations on such topics as disarmament would have greater value if coupled with consideration of political differences. Foreign. Minister Willy Brandt suggested that reu- nification and the future of Berlin be made part of such talks. Ths Bundestag speech was, as Nixon noted, his first address as president "before any legislative body in tiie whole President Nixon showed West Germans a bit of his politician's style Wednesday. Driving through Bonn after a luncheon with President Heinrich Luebke at Villa Hammerschmidt, Bonn's equivalent of the White House, Nixon stopped three times to shake hands with people along the sidewalks. world." He has not yet appeared as president before i he U.S. Congress. The event was televised nationally. In the privacy of the chancellery cabinet. loom, Nixon and Kiesinger also discussed--bin did not settle---the issue of West German misgivings about 1 he nuclear nonprolifera- ticm treaty, now before the U.S. S?nate for ratification. Kiesinger, whose government has expressed concern about the implications of the Treaty for German security and for peacelul uses of nuclear energy, suggested that high-level d i s c u s s i o n s might clarify the matter. · V » (i 01EL SAID the German government seeks such clarification before deciding whether i n sign the agreement. Diehl said the two leaders touched only briefly on the question of renewing the current Washington-Bonn agreement on neutralizing the foreign currency costs of stationing 225,000 U.S. troops in Germany. The Bonn government said last week it is willing to meet up to 80 per cent of the estimated annual S9DO million offset costs. The two sides decided to set up working groups to tackle the problem. 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