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    WEST GERMANY'S PRESIDENT, DR. HEINRICH LUEBKE, FLEW INTO NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON A STATE?

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    WEST GERMANY'S PRESIDENT, DR. HEINRICH LUEBKE, FLEW INTO NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON A STATE VISIT TO INDIA. HE WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE INDIAN PRESIDENT, DR. RADHAKRISHNAN, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU, AND GERMANY'S AMBASSADOR TO INDIA.

    DR. LUEBKE, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, IS EXPECTED TO VISIT INDIA FOR 10 DAYS. CHIEF OBJECT OF HIS ASIAN TOUR -- HE EARLIER VISITED PAKISTAN AND THAILAND -- IS TO REVIEW THE INTERNATIONAL SITUATION WITH LEADERS OF THESE NATIONS.

    IN REPLY TO A WELCOME ADDRESS AT THE AIRPORT BY THE INDIAN PRESIDENT, DR. LUEBKE SAID HE WAS ARRIVING AT A TIME WHEN INDIA WAS HAVING TO DEFEND HERSELF AGAINST "BRUTAL AGGRESSION".

    HE ADDED: "THE BRAVE INDIAN PEOPLE MAY BE ASSURED THAT THE SYMPATHIES OF THE ENTIRE GERMAN PEOPLE ARE ON YOUR SIDE IN THIS CONFLICT THAT HAS BEEN FORCED UPON YOU IN SUCH AN IRRESPONSIBLE MANNER".

    ESCORTED BY CAVALRY, DR. LUEBKE RODE IN STATE FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE INDIAN PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE WHERE HE WILL STAY DURING HIS THREE-DAY VISIT TO THE CAPITAL. LATER, HE WILL GO TO BOMBAY, CALCUTTA AND MADRAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1CDIB175BOJGY9DXUNN5G18YV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1CDIB175BOJGY9DXUNN5G18YV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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