The vice-President of the United States, Mr. Spiro Agnew, arrived in Ankara yesterday (October 11)?
GV Aircraft taxiing in
LV Agnew off 'plane and greeted
SV Agnew meets Prime Minister Erim
SV Agnew & Dr. Erim walk across red carpet
GV Agnew and officials speaking
SV Agnew into car and away (2 shots)
AIRCRAFT CARRYING AGNEW TAXIING, AGNEW MET BY ERIM ETC.
Initials BB/1707 RW/DW/BB/1718
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Background: The vice-President of the United States, Mr. Spiro Agnew, arrived in Ankara yesterday (October 11) for a two day visit and talks with the Prime Minister, Dr. Nihat Erim. Mr. Agnew is scheduled to leave tomorrow (October 13) for Iran.
SYNOPSIS: An aircraft carrying the vice-President of the United States, Mr. Spiro Agnew, to Turkey.
Among those at Ankara airport to greet the American vice-President was the Prime Minister of Turkey, Doctor Nihat Erim. Mr. Agnew was scheduled to spend two days in Turkey, before going onto Iran.
Some hours before Mr. Agnew's arrival, there were two bomb attacks on American property. One bomb exploded outside the office of the American consulate-General. Another destroyed the car of an American cultural attache.
Soon after arrival Mr. Agnew and Dr. Erim met for ninety minutes. The discussions were general, centred mainly on relations between the United States and Turkey and the general world situation.