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    MARSHAL RODION MALINOVSKY, SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, ARRIVED IN EAST BERLIN ON APRIL 1ST., AT THE HEAD OF A HIGH-RANKING MILITARY DELEGATION.

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    MARSHAL RODION MALINOVSKY, SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, ARRIVED IN EAST BERLIN ON APRIL 1ST., AT THE HEAD OF A HIGH-RANKING MILITARY DELEGATION. SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, THE MARSHAL SAID THAT HIS VISIT WOULD STRENGTHEN BROTHERLY RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO STATES. LATER, HE CALLED ON HIS EAST GERMAN COUNTERPART, GENERAL HEINZ HOFFMANN.

    YESTERDAY AFTERNOON (THURSDAY) MARSHAL MALINOVSKY WAS THE GUEST OF HONOUR AT A FRIENDSHIP RALLY IN EAST BERLIN DYNAMO SPORTS HALL. THE PROGRAMME INCLUDED SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS, APPLAUDED BY AN AUDIENCE WHICH INCLUDED CHINESE OFFICERS AS WELL AS EAST GERMANS AND RUSSIANS. THEN CAME MUSIC, DANCING AND SINGING LED BY A RED ARMY CHOIR DRAWN FROM UNITS STATIONED IN EAST GERMANY.

    IN THE MORNING, THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER TOURED EAST BERLIN; HE WENT TO THE BRANDENBURG GATE, POTSDAMER PLATZ WHERE THE SOVIET, AMERICAN AND BRITISH SECTORS MEET, AND CHECKPOINT CHARLIE. THE EAST GERMAN ADN NEWS AGENCY SAID THAT MARSHAL MALINOVSKY HAD DISCUSSIONS ABOUT CURRENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY QUESTIONS WITH THE EAST GERMAN FOREIGN AND DEFENCE MINISTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6SQZD9KENTK9I0R08MAMROEWS
    Media URN:
    VLVA6SQZD9KENTK9I0R08MAMROEWS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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