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    Two Soviet warships recently made a five-day friendly visit to Senegal. It was the first?

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    Two Soviet warships recently made a five-day friendly visit to Senegal. It was the first time Russian naval vessels had called at the West African port of Dakar.

    During their stay, the ships' ???new welcomed interested visitors aboard, including a group of local boy scouts.

    In return, the ships' officers were received by President Leopold Senghor.

    While in port the Soviet sailors made excursions into the interior of the country. They were also visits to local villages and sporting activities were arranged with locally-based Senegalese and French military forces.

    SYNOPSIS: Late last month in Senegal, two Soviet warships made a five-day visit to Dakar. It was the first time ever that Russian naval vessels had called at the West African port.

    During their stay, the ships were open to the public -- interested visitors, including a boy scout troop, reamed about the docks of the warships.

    Later, the ships'commendera and officers were received by President Leopold Senghor. While in port, the ships' crews made excursions into the interior of the country. The programme ashore also included organised sporting activities with locally-based Senegalese and French military forces.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4AAUH09ZNVTGOGRIJOM8DMT68
    Media URN:
    VLVA4AAUH09ZNVTGOGRIJOM8DMT68
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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