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    SPEAKING TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, MR. KHRUSHCHEV YESTERDAY (MONDAY) SUPPORTED?

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    SPEAKING TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, MR. KHRUSHCHEV YESTERDAY (MONDAY) SUPPORTED THE ABOLITION OF FOREIGN MIDDLE-EASTERN BASES AND WHAT HE CALLED "ENSLAVING TREATIES" WITH ARAB COUNTRIES.

    THE SOVIET LEADERS - ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO AN AFRICAN COUNTRY -WAS FREQUENTLY APPLAUDED DURING AN HOUR-LONG ADDRESS TO A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE ASSEMBLY IN CAIRO.

    AND HE BROUGHT THE WHOLE GATHERING TO ITS FEET WHEN HE DECLARED SUPPORT FOR ARAB NATIONS' "JUST DEMANDS" REGARDING ISRAEL'S DIVERSION OF RIVER JORDAN WATERS.

    MR. KHRUSHCHEV, THE FIRST FOREIGNER TO ADDRESS THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, WAS BRIEFLY INTRODUCED BY PRESIDENT NASSER AND RECEIVED A STANDING OVATION WHEN HE ENTERED AND BOWED TO THE SPEAKER. THE 70-YEAR-OLD RUSSIAN LEADER HAD MOST OF HIS SPEECH READ FOR HIM IN ARABIC.

    MR. KHRUSHCHEV ARRIVED IN ALEXANDRIAN ON SATURDAY AT THE START OF A 16-DAY VISIT. HIGHLIGHT OF THE TRIP WILL BE CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE OPENING OF THE FIRST STAGE OF THE GIANT ASWAN HIGH DAM PROJECT WHICH HAS BEEN FINANCED LARGELY BY THE SOVIET UNION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4HBK99AM2VM4A0OLRT9EUS3DV
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HBK99AM2VM4A0OLRT9EUS3DV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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