• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT BREZHNEV OF THE SOVIET UNION ARRIVED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN IRAN FOR A SEVEN-DAY STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT BREZHNEV OF THE SOVIET UNION ARRIVED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN IRAN FOR A SEVEN-DAY STATE VISIT.GREETED AT TEHERAN AIRPORT BY THE SHAH, EMPRESS FARAH DIBA AND A 21-GUN SALUTE, HE WAS LATER HANDED THE KEYS OF THE CITY IN A CEREMONY CONDUCTED BY ITS MAYOR.

    DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENTS SAY THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT, WHICH WILL ALSO TAKE HIM TO THE HISTORICAL CITIES OF ISFAHAN AND SHIRAZ, FOLLOWS AN IMPROVEMENT IN RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.THEY SAY THAT RUSSIA HAS, IN THE PAST, BEEN HOSTILE TO IRAN BECAUSE OF HER PRO-WESTERN ALIGNMENT, INCLUDING MEMBERSHIP OF THE CENTRAL TREATY ORGANISATION (CENTO).

    BUT SINCE LAST YEAR, WHEN IRAN DECLARED SHE WOULD NOT PERMIT ANY FOREIGN BASES ON HER TERRITORY, FRIENDLY RELATIONS HAVE BEEN RESTORED.JOINT AGREEMENTS HAVE BEEN SIGNED FOR CONSTRUCTION AND HYDRO-ELECTRIC PROJECTS AND RECENTLY THE SHAH SAID THAT TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION WITH RUSSIA WOULD CONTINUE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5FDI2BI2K4XD4NDU2NHADYI37
    Media URN:
    VLVA5FDI2BI2K4XD4NDU2NHADYI37
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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