• Short Summary

    DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR SHASTRI AND PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARE IN TASHKENT CONTINUING AS ATTEMPTS ARE MADE TO TRY AND FIND AN AGREED AGENDA FOR MORE DETAILED DISCUSSIONS.

  • Description

    DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR SHASTRI AND PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN ARE IN TASHKENT CONTINUING AS ATTEMPTS ARE MADE TO TRY AND FIND AN AGREED AGENDA FOR MORE DETAILED DISCUSSIONS.

    BOTH LEADERS ARE IN THE SOVIET UNION AT THE INVITATION OF THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT IN AN ENDEAVOUR TO SETTLE DIFFERENCES WHICH HAVE DIVIDED THEIR TWO NATIONS FOR NEARLY EIGHTEEN YEARS. LAST YEAR FIGHTING OVER THE DISPUTED TERRITORY OF KASHMIR, BUT SO FAR THE INDIAN PRIME MINSTER HAS REFUSED TO NEGOTIATE ON THE OWNERSHIP OF THE HIMALAYAN STATE.

    MR. SHASTRI AND PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN ARE ACCOMPANIED BY TEAMS OF MINISTERS AND ADVISERS WHO HAVE BEEN HOLDING SEPARATE MEETINGS SINCE THE DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS STARTED THREE DAYS AGO.

    SO FAR BOTH INDIAN AND PAKISTANI MINISTERS HAVE EXPRESSED OPTIMISM ABOUT THE OUTCOME OF THE DISCUSSIONS AND HAVE SAID THAT SOME PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE.

    THE TWO LEADERS AND THEIR MINISTERS HAVE BEEN HOLDING THEIR MEETINGS AT VILLA OUTSIDE TASHKENT WHICH HAS BECOME KNOWN AS 'NEUTRAL HOUSE.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48Y5U75J4NBHAP0S7EGUPEK1B
    Media URN:
    VLVA48Y5U75J4NBHAP0S7EGUPEK1B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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