• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ANDREI GROMYKO, IS IN JAPAN FOR A WEEK-LONG SERIES OF?

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    THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ANDREI GROMYKO, IS IN JAPAN FOR A WEEK-LONG SERIES OF TALKS WITH JAPANESE LEADERS. HE ARRIVED YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) NIGHT AND MADE IT CLEAR IMMEDIATELY THAT HE WAS PREPARED TO DISCUSS WORLD AFFAIRS, INCLUDING THE VIETNAM SITUATION.

    IN AN AIRPORT STATEMENT ON HI ARRIVAL AT TOKYO AIRPORT, MR. GROMYKO SAID THAT THE PRESENT WORLD TENSIONS HELD DANGERS. THEREFORE, HE WENT ON, DURING HIS TALKS WITH JAPANESE POLITICAL LEADERS, INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS MIGHT WELL HAVE TO BE DISCUSSED.

    RUSSIA, HE SAID, WAS READY TO IMPROVED RELATIONS WITH JAPAN, NOT ONLY BECAUSE THIS WOULD BENEFIT BOTH CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS LOWERING WORLD TENSIONS.

    TODAY (MONDAY), IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE SOVIET UNION AND JAPAN HAD AGREED TO CO-OPERATE IN SIBERIAN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND TO PROMOTE BILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS.

    THE AGREEMENT CAME I TALKS BETWEEN MR. GROMYKO AND THE JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ETSUSABURO SHINA.

    THERE HAS NOT BEEN ANY PROGRESS, HOWEVER, IN THE TERRITORIAL DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES OVER JAPAN'S CLAIM TO FOUR NORTHERN ISLANDS OF THE KURILE GROUP, OCCUPIED BY THE SOVIET UNION AT THE END OF THE LAST WAR.

    MR. GROMYKO IS THE FIRST SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER TO VISIT JAPAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57CQ74A9CPIYR1W91R3OESGLU
    Media URN:
    VLVA57CQ74A9CPIYR1W91R3OESGLU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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