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    AMID THE STRICTEST SECURITY PRECAUTIONS EVER ENFORCED IN SWEDEN THE SOVIET PREMIER, MR. KHRUSHCHEV ARRIVED?

  • Description

    AMID THE STRICTEST SECURITY PRECAUTIONS EVER ENFORCED IN SWEDEN THE SOVIET PREMIER, MR. KHRUSHCHEV ARRIVED IN STOCKHOLM TODAY (MONDAY) ON THE SECOND STAGE OF HIS SCANDINAVIAN TOUR.

    MR. KHRUSHCHEV AND HIS WIFE AND PARTY, INCLUDING THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ANDREI GROMYKO, CAME ASHORE IN A SWEDISH MOTOR-TORPEDO BOAT. THEY LANDED AND WERE GREETED BY CAREFULLY SELECTED GUESTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC WERE EXCLUDED FROM THE AREA.

    SWEDISH POLICE, WORRIED BY REPORTS OF THREATS AGAINST THE SOVIET PREMIER'S LIFE, WATCHED THE STREETS AROUND THE LANDING POINT. MEANWHILE ALL NORMAL AIRLINE FLIGHTS OVER STOCKHOLM WERE CANCELLED, WHILE FOUR AIR FORCE JETS CIRCLED OVERHEAD TO ENFORCE THE BAN.

    ON THE QUAYSIDE TO GREET MR. KHRUSHCHEV WAS THE SWEDISH PREMIER MR. ERLANDER, GOVERNMENT MEMBERS, SOVIET EMBASSY STAFF AND THE CHINESE AMBASSADOR, MR. YANG PO-CHEN.

    LATER MR. KHRUSHCHEV DROVE IN BULLET-PROOF CAR, SPECIALLY IMPORTED FROM CALIFORNIA FOR THE OCCASION, TO STOCKHOLM CASTLE. AS THE MOTORCADE PASSED THROUGH THE CITY IT WAS WATCHED BY SMALL, SILENT CROWDS GATHERED ON STREET CORNERS. AT THE CASTLE MR. KHRUSHCHEV AND HIS WIFE WERE GREETED BY THE EIGHTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD KING GUSTAV ADOLF AND WERE GUESTS AT A ROYAL LUNCHEON.

    TOMORROW (TUESDAY) MR. KHRUSHCHEV WILL HAVE HIS FIRST FORMAL TALKS WITH MR. ERLANDER AND IT'S EXPECTED THAT THEY WILL DISCUSS PRINCIPALLY QUESTIONS OF TRADE. THE SOVIET PREMIER, WHO ARRIVED IN STOCKHOLM AFTER A FIVE-DAY VISIT TO DENMARK, WILL STAY IN SWEDEN UNTIL FRIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1GVVT21D44OT7GKSK7QOSC8DT
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GVVT21D44OT7GKSK7QOSC8DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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