• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT EDUARDO FREI, OF CHILE, ARRIVED IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, ON FRIDAY (6 SEPTEMBER) ON A WEEK-LONG STATE VISIT AIMED AT BRINGING THE TWO COUNTRIES EVEN CLOSER TOGETHER.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT EDUARDO FREI, OF CHILE, ARRIVED IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, ON FRIDAY (6 SEPTEMBER) ON A WEEK-LONG STATE VISIT AIMED AT BRINGING THE TWO COUNTRIES EVEN CLOSER TOGETHER. THE CHILEAN PRESIDENT IS BEING ACCOMPANIED ON THE VISIT BY HIS WIFE.

    PRESIDENT FREI, WHO HAD EARLIER BEEN ENTERTAINED BY BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT COSTA E SILVA AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL OF BRASILIA, WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE GOVERNOR OF GUANABARA STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS.

    SCHOOLCHILDREN LINED THE AIRPORT TO WELCOME THE VISITING PRESIDENT, WITH MEMBERS OF THE CHILDREN COMMUNITY.

    ON SATURDAY, PRESIDENT FREI JOINED PRESIDENT COSTA E SILVA AT RIO'S BRAZILIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS.

    DURING HIS VISIT, THE CHILEAN LEADER WILL HOLD TALKS WITH BRAZILIAN LEADERS ON LATIN AMERICA INTEGRATION.

    HE SPOKE ON HIS ARRIVAL OF HIS ENTHUSIASM OF BEING IN THE HEART OF "A LATIN AMERICAN NATION WHICH, BY ITS IMMENSE EXTENSION AND INEXHAUSTIBLE HUMAN RICHNESS, HAS BEFORE IT THE PRIVILEGE OF CONVERTING ITSELF INTO ONE OF THE GREATEST NATIONS IN THE WORLD."
    BOTH COUNTRIES ARE REPORTED TO BE INTERESTED IN LAYING THE GROUND-WORK FOR PEACEFUL LATIN AMERICAN CO-OPERATION IN THE USE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY, AND THIS IS EXPECTED TO BE ONE OF THE SUBJECTS DISCUSSED BY THE LEADERS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES DURING THE VISIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA67VNRWX92BAVRSXK1FQ5K2EAE
    Media URN:
    VLVA67VNRWX92BAVRSXK1FQ5K2EAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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