• Short Summary

    RUMANIAN PRESIDENT NICOLAE CEAUSESCU LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) ATTENDED A YOUTH RALLY IN BUCHAREST'S "23RD AUGUST" STADIUM AND WAS GIVEN A RAPTUROUS WELCOME WHEN HE ADDRESSED OVER 5,000 YOUNG PEOPLE.

  • Description

    RUMANIAN PRESIDENT NICOLAE CEAUSESCU LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) ATTENDED A YOUTH RALLY IN BUCHAREST'S "23RD AUGUST" STADIUM AND WAS GIVEN A RAPTUROUS WELCOME WHEN HE ADDRESSED OVER 5,000 YOUNG PEOPLE.

    THE RALLY WAS HELD ON THE EVE OF THE FIRST FULL DAY OF THE VISIT BY BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY MICHAEL STEWART, WHO HAD EARLIER HAD TALKS LASTING FOUR HOURS WITH THE RUMANIAN PRESIDENT. MR STEWART WAS NOT PRESENT AT THE RALLY.

    YOUNG WORKERS AND STUDENTS CHEERED PRESIDENT CEAUSESCU WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE STADIUM AND APPLAUDED HIS SPEECH LOUDLY.

    PRESIDENT CEAUSESCU, TOGETHER WITH PRESIDENT TITO OF YUGOSLAVIA, WAS AN EARLY AND FORCEFUL CRITIC OF THE SOVIET INTERVENTION IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    IN HIS TALKS WITH MR STEWART YESTERDAY, PRESIDENT CEAUSESCU REFERRED TO THE NEED FOR CONTINUED EFFORTS TOWARDS PEACE AND INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION. THE TWO MEN DISCUSSED IN GENERAL SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK SITUATION WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF EAST-WEST RELATIONS AND AGREED THAT EFFORTS TOWARDS AN EAST-WEST DETENTE IN EUROPE SHOULD BE CONTINUED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2IJQ9KZTPGVXUOXTMIUZ78Q2U
    Media URN:
    VLVA2IJQ9KZTPGVXUOXTMIUZ78Q2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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