• Short Summary

    FORMER CZECHOSLOVAK LEADER, ALEXANDER DEBCEK, WHO WAS RECENTLY APPOINTED THAT COUNTRY'S AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT SUNAY IN ANKARA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

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    FORMER CZECHOSLOVAK LEADER, ALEXANDER DEBCEK, WHO WAS RECENTLY APPOINTED THAT COUNTRY'S AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT SUNAY IN ANKARA YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

    HE WAS PROVIDED WITH A MOTORCYCLE ESCORT AS HE MADE HIS WAY FROM THE CZECH EMBASSY TO THE PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE PERCHED HIGH ON A HILL OVERLOOKING ANKARA.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL, MR. DUBCEK INSPECTED AN HONOUR GUARD OF TURKISH TROOPS, AND AFTER THE PLAYING OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK NATIONAL ANTHEM, GREETED THE SOLDIERS WITH A TRADITIONAL TURKISH PHRASE.

    AFTER A BRIEF CEREMONY, THE PRESIDENT SPENT 35 MINUTES IN PRIVATE TALKS WITH MR. DUBCEK AND THE TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER MR. CAGLAYANGIL.

    ON HIS RETURN TO THE CZECHOSLOVAK EMBASSY, MR. DUBCEK SHOOK HANDS WITH THE DRIVER AND HIS ESCORT COMMANDER. HE ALSO SMILED AND WAVED TO NEWSMEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1M3C3NHLS39AJWEF3ZZ3QWRYQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1M3C3NHLS39AJWEF3ZZ3QWRYQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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