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    U.S.S.R. PROFESSOR VALITY YEMELYANOV CARRIED OUT HIS TREAT TO WALK OUT OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE?

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    U.S.S.R. PROFESSOR VALITY YEMELYANOV CARRIED OUT HIS TREAT TO WALK OUT OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY IN PROTEST AGAINST THE INSTALLATION OF DR. SIGVARD EKLUND AS DIRECTOR GENERAL, OCT 6. THE CROWDED CONFERENCE HALL OF THE HOFBURG PALACE WAS TENSE WHEN THE HEAD OF THE OF THE SOVIET ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY DEMANDED THE FLOOR TO OBJECT TO THE SWEARING IN OF THE SWEDISH NUCLEAR PHYSICIST. THE SOVIET-BLOC DELEGATIONS HAD BRANDED DR. EKLUND "AN INSTRUMENT OF THE WESTERN POWERS."
    THE NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL WAS SWORN IN TO SUCCEED STERLING COLE, AN AMERICAN. DR. EKLUND PLEDGED TO ABIDE BY THE STATUTES OF THE AGENCY AND NOT TO SUBMIT TO PRESSURES FROM ANY GOVERNMENT OR GROUPS. AT THE END OF THE FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, THE NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE, HE WOULD OVERLOOK THE PERSONAL ATTACKS ON HIM. AT ANOTHER PRESS CONFERENCE, PROFESSOR YEMELYANOV MADE IT CLEAR HIS GOVERNMENT WOULD HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH DR. EKLUND. HE WOULD NEITHER SPEAK WITH THE NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL NOR ANSWER ANY OF HIS OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS, HE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3TQZUBD7H38IV7GHGTYBOBWSB
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TQZUBD7H38IV7GHGTYBOBWSB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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