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    COMMUNIST LEADERS, HEADED BY THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN, TODAY (FRIDAY) ATTENDED A?

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    COMMUNIST LEADERS, HEADED BY THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN, TODAY (FRIDAY) ATTENDED A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL IN EAST BERLIN ON THE EVE OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II.

    AMONG THE DIGNITARIES ATTENDING THE MEMORIAL CEREMONIES ARE THE EAST GERMAN LEADER, MR. WALTER ULBRICHT, THE POLISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. JOSEF CYRANKIEWICZ, AND THE MONGOLIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR. YUMZHAGIN TSEDENBAL.

    THE WREATH LAYING WAS FOLLOWED BY A STATE CEREMONY AT WHICH THE LEADERS DELIVERED ADDRESSES. MR. KOSYGIN SPOKE FOR 45 MINUTES. HE ATTACKED THE UNITED STATES ACTION IN VIETNAM, DESCRIBING THE AIR ATTACKS ON THE NORTH AS "BARBARIC".

    THE POLISH LEADER, MR. CYRANKIEWICZ, A FORMER INMATE OF A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP, PRAISED THE GERMAN WHO FOUGHT AGAINST HITLER.

    THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS REACH THEIR CLIMAX TOMORROW (SATURDAY). PLANNED IS A JOINT PARADE OF SOVIET AND EAST GERMAN TROOPS, THE LARGEST TO BE HELD IN EAST BERLIN SINCE 1945.

    AT THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL IN EAST BERLIN TODAY (FRIDAY) - A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY. IT WAS PART OF AN ELABORATE SEQUENCE OF CEREMONIES PLANNED TO COMMEMORATE THE END OF WORLD WAR ON MAY 8, 1945.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1HQETKA657Q558LOH68PC9FP7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HQETKA657Q558LOH68PC9FP7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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