• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET UNION LAST WEEK HANDED OVER A TURBO GET ANTONOV 24B AS A GIFT TO THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE GOVERNMENT DURING AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY AT THE MAYA MAYA AIR FORCE BASE.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET UNION LAST WEEK HANDED OVER A TURBO GET ANTONOV 24B AS A GIFT TO THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE GOVERNMENT DURING AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY AT THE MAYA MAYA AIR FORCE BASE.

    THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR, MR. SPITKY, PERFORMED HANDING OVER DUTIES WHILE THE CONGOLESE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR. NICOLAS MONDJO TOOK DELIVERY OF THE AIRCRAFT ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE.

    BOTH MEN MADE SPEECHES POINTING OUT THAT THE TWO COUNTRIES ARE DEVELOPING WIDESPREAD CO-OPERATION ON THE BASIS OF EQUALITY AND OF THE RESPECT OF SOVEREIGNTY.

    MR. SPITKY SAID THAT THE AIRCRAFT WAS A GIFT FROM THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY. THE PLANE WILL BE USED IN THE INTERNAL LINES OF THE 'LINA CONGO' COMPANY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1A4YGQBBRXSWHT30ZJ0I1N3EF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1A4YGQBBRXSWHT30ZJ0I1N3EF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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