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    TALKS BETWEEN INDIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MRS. INDIRA, AND UNITED STATES PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON, WHO IS?

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    PARLIAMENT BUILDING; MR. NIXON WITH MRS. GANDHI INSIDE: MR. NIXON MAKING SPEECH AT AIRPORT; MRS. NIXON GARLANDED; MR. NIXON WITH ACTING PRESIDENT HIDAYATULLAH: THE NIXONS INTO AIRCRAFT: AIRCRAFT AWAY.



    TRANSCRIPT: NIXON: "MY TALKS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER WITH YOU, MISTER PRESIDENT, WITH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT HAVE BEEN MOST HELPFUL IN ESTABLISHING A NEW CHANNEL OF COMMUNICATION, A NEW ATTITUDE WITH REGARD TO THE RELATIONS BETWEEN OUR TWO COUNTRIES - THAT I BELIEVE MEANS OUR WORKING TOGETHER MORE EFFECTIVELY THAN IN THE PAST FOR INTERESTS THAT TRANSCEND ANY NATIONAL CONCERNS BUT THAT GO TO OUR DESIRES THAT WE MUTUALLY SHARE FOR PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP, FREEDOM, JUSTICE - ALL OF THESE GREAT PRINCIPLES THAT GO FAR BEYOND ANY COUNTRY, FAR BEYOND ANY CONTINENT, THAT GO THROUGHOUT THE WORLD."




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    Background: TALKS BETWEEN INDIA'S PRIME MINISTER, MRS. INDIRA, AND UNITED STATES PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON, WHO IS CURRENTLY ON A SIX-NATION WORLD TOUR, CONTINUED RIGHT UNTIL THE MORNING (1 AUGUST) MR. NIXON'S PLANE LEFT FOR LAHORE, WHERE HE MET PAKISTAN'S PRESIDENT YAHYA KHAN.

    MRS. GANDHI MET PRESIDENT NIXON IN THE MORNING ROOM OF THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE. AFTER POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS, THE TWO HAD DISCUSSIONS COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF SUBJECTS, INCLUDING SOVIET PROPOSALS FOR COLLECTIVE SECURITY IN ASIA.

    LATER, ACCOMPANIED BY ACTING PRESIDENT MOHAMMED HIDAYATULLAH, MR. NIXON DROVE TO THE AIRPORT, WHERE HE SAID:
    BEFORE MR. NIXON BOARDED HIS PLANE FOR LAHORE, MRS. NIXON WAS GARLANDED IN CUSTOMARY INDIAN FASHION.

    IN LAHORE, AT A BANQUET GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY PAKISTAN'S PRESIDENT YAHYA KHAN, MR. NIXON STRESSED THAT DEVELOPMENTS IN ASIA WOULD HAVE A FAR GREATER EFFECT UPON WORLD PEACE THAN THOSE ANYWHERE ELSE.

    FROM LAHORE MR. NIXON WENT ON TO BUCHAREST, RUMANIA. HE RETURNS TO WASHINGTON ON SUNDAY (3 AUGUST).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA583F4JIS72E50LQD8AECL0JZR
    Media URN:
    VLVA583F4JIS72E50LQD8AECL0JZR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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