Central Documentary Film Studio, Moscow 1958 As President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic arrives in the Soviet Union at the invitation of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, he pays a visit to Kliment Voroshilov, President of the USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium.
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Background: Central Documentary Film Studio, Moscow 1958 As President Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic arrives in the Soviet Union at the invitation of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, he pays a visit to Kliment Voroshilov, President of the USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium.
President Kliment Voroshilov and President Gamal Abdel Nasser have a talk ...
On that same day Nikita Khrushchov, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, receives the High guests.
President Nasser introduces to Nikita Khrushchov the members of his party.
The talk is held in an atmosphere of friendship and cordiality. The honourable guests take a stroll in the ancient Moscow Kremlin... Here President Nasser and his party view the historical and architectural relics... The Kremlin cathedrals built in the 15th and 16th centuries... The guest visit the Armoury, where ancient collections are kept -- the works of Russian and foreign craftsmen. Among the numerous exhibits displayed at the Armoury, this sabre of Kozma Minin, made by the Cairo craftsman, Akhmed, attracts special attention of President Nasser.
President Nasser and those accompanying him visit the flat and study of Vladimir Lenin at the Kremlin.
"... This visit to Lenin's museum makes one admire the development of the Soviet Union. I have really seen how Soviet leaders lived when the revolution for the liberation of the country was accomplished..." This is the entry, that President Nasser left in the visitors Book.
On April 30th, President Gamal Abdel Nasser meets with Soviet leaders and has a talk with them.
During the friendly talk there was an exchange of opinions on the further development of good relations between the United Arab Republic and the Soviet Union, and also on matters concerning the present international situation.
The Moscow State University ....
As they continue their sightseeing tour of the Soviet capital. President Nasser and his party arrive at Lenin Hills.
Professor Vovchenko, acting Rector of the University, receives the High guests.
The Moscow University is the oldest higher educational institution in the country. At its new home the University has a great variety of departments and museums....
a good many laboratories equipped with the most modern machines and instruments.
More than two thousand students, instructors and professors gather at the Main Auditorium to welcome the President of the United Arab Republic. In his opening speech, Professor Vovchanko emphasizes that the Soviet people have high regard for the ancient culture of the Arab people ... and for their contemporary life.
There are 75 Arab students at the University.
President Nasser and his associates are greeted by Barsanov, Doctor of geological and Mineral Sciences....
All Pavlova, a student of the Oriental language department...
Student Haleb greets the guests on behalf of the youth from Arab countries.
"I hope the ties between the scientist of our countries will continue to develop, says in his speech President Gazel Abdol Nasser
The people of the United Arab Republic are proud of their friendship with the peoples of the Soviet Union."
The envoys of the Arab nation visit the Central Mosque in Moscow. President Gazal Abdel Nasser and the state leaders of the United Arab Republic accompanying him attend a divine service there.
On May 2nd the stands of the big Sport Arena at the Lenin Central Stadium are filled to capacity.
More than 100,000 spectators cheer the guest from the friendly Arab States and the Soviet leaders ...
Champions and record holders are on the stadium field.
The summer sport season of 1958 opens...
The contests' flag is hoisted.
This festival of youth and strength as all festivals of the Soviet Union are held under the badge of friendship and peace among all nations.