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    THE UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. HUBERT HUMPHREY, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON THE?

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    THE UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. HUBERT HUMPHREY, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON THE COURSE OF A SIX-NATION TOUR FOR PRESIDENT JOHNSON DECIDED ON AT THE HONOLULU CONFERENCE BETWEEN THE U.S. PRESIDENT AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE LEADERS. HE DROVE STRAIGHT FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF PRESIDENT RADHAKRISHNAN WHERE HE HAD FORTY MINUTES OF TALKS.

    MR. HUMPHREY WAS GREETED AT NEW DELHI AIRPORT BY THE INDIAN VICE-PRESIDENT, DR. ZAKIR HUSSAIN AND BY THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. SWARAN SINGH.

    MR. HUMPHREY TOLD NEWSMEN HE HAD NOT COME WITH ANY SPECIAL MISSION ON VIETNAM. HE AND THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MRS. INDIRA GANDHI, WOULD REVIEW THE HONOLULU DECISION FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGES IN SOUTH VIETNAM. THEY WOULD DISCUSS HOW TO SPEED UP INDIA'S ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROGRAMMES AND WOULD REVIEW WHAT HE TERMED "COMMUNIST CHINESE EXPANSIONIST PRESSURE."
    IN NEW DELHI TODAY (THURSDAY) MR. HUMPHREY ANNOUNCED THAT THE UNITED STATES WILL GIVE INDIA 100 MILLION DOLLARS ON LOAN TO IMPORT COMMODITIES WHICH ARE IN SHORT SUPPLY. AMERICAN ECONOMIC AID TO INDIA WAS SUSPENDED AT THE TIME OF THE INDO-PAKISTAN CONFLICT OVER KASHMIR LAST SPRING. SINCE THEN THE ECONOMY OF THE COUNTRY HAS BEEN HARD HIT BY THE SHORTAGE OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE.

    FROM NEW DELHI, MR. HUMPHREY FLIES TO CANBERRA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3VKVEHVU7S6KM6BZZNNBL4PPW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VKVEHVU7S6KM6BZZNNBL4PPW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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