• Short Summary

    LIU SHAO-CHI, CHINA'S 65-YEAR-OLD HEAD OF STATE IS IN INDONESIA ON AN EIGHT DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    LIU SHAO-CHI, CHINA'S 65-YEAR-OLD HEAD OF STATE IS IN INDONESIA ON AN EIGHT DAY STATE VISIT.

    HE TOLD PRESIDENT SOEKARNO GREETING HIM ON FRIDAY THAT HIS VISIT IS AIMED AT STRENGTHENING FRIENDLY RELATIONS WITH INDONESIA. IN REPLY, THE PRESIDENT SAID THEIR TWO COUNTRIES WERE COMRADES IN ARMS ENGAGED IN A COMMON STRUGGLE AGAINST FOREIGN DOMINATION AND EXPLOITATION.

    MR. LIU, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND HIS FOREIGN MINISTER, MARSHAL CHEN YI, IS MAKING THE FIRST VISIT OUTSIDE CHINA BY A HEAD OF STATE SINCE THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1949. THE VISIT FOLLOWS THAT OF THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL RODION MALINOVSKY, WHO SPENT TEN DAYS IN INDONESIA.

    PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENT SOEKARNO AND MR. LIU WERE CARRIED BY THE CROWD WHO HAD WAITED AT THE AIRPORT LONG BEFORE HIS ARRIVAL. AFTER THE SPEECHES, MR. LIU AND HIS WIFE WERE GARLAND WITH FLOWERS BY A GROUP OF PRETTY INDONESIAN GIRLS CLAD IN SARONGS. THE CHINESE LEADER THEN DROVE WITH PRESIDENT SOEKARNO TO HIS PALACE ALONG A ROUTE LINED WITH CHEERING PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3DYP66RW11LYCDEGUAKG2DDJS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DYP66RW11LYCDEGUAKG2DDJS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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