• Short Summary

    Nearing the end of his visit to the People's Republic of China, President Nixon on Saturday (26 February) toured the city of Hangchow.

  • Description

    Nearing the end of his visit to the People's Republic of China, President Nixon on Saturday (26 February) toured the city of Hangchow.

    He walked through a large park with Premier Chou En-lai - and later attended a banquet given in his honour by the Communist Party of Chekiang Province, of which Hangchow is the capital.

    During President Nixon's stay in Hangchow it was announced that he and Premier Chou had reached basic agreement on ???ubatantive issues during their five days of talks in Peking.

    The communique issued on Sunday (27 Feb) revealed that the two leaders had agreed on plane to improve relations and to follow a policy of peaceful coexistence - despite acknowledged differences both in the foreign policies and social systems.

    President Nixon described his stay in china as "a week that changed the world".

    SYNOPSIS: Just twenty-four hours after the Hangchow visit, a communique from President Nixon and Premier Chou said they had agreed on plans to improve relations - and to follow a policy of peaceful coexistence. Among pledges given by the United States president was the ultimate withdrawal of all United States forces from Taiwan. The two also agreed that a United States representative would go to China from time to time to keep lines of communication open.

    President Nixon described his visit to China as a week that changed the world. He added that what was said in the communique was not nearly so important as what would be done in the years ahead.

    The Mr Nixon's day in Hangchow ended with another banquet. It was given in his honour by the Communist Party of Checking Province - of which Hangchow is the capital.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HMRZ70NWAD0DKJ6KTPW2P9CI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HMRZ70NWAD0DKJ6KTPW2P9CI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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