• Short Summary

    ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE VICTORIA PETROVNA, LEONID BREZHNEV OF THE SOVIET UNION ARRIVED AT DELHI'S PALAM AIRPORT, DEC. 15, FOR A TWO-WEEK STATE VISIT TO INDIA.

  • Description

    ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE VICTORIA PETROVNA, LEONID BREZHNEV OF THE SOVIET UNION ARRIVED AT DELHI'S PALAM AIRPORT, DEC. 15, FOR A TWO-WEEK STATE VISIT TO INDIA.

    GUNS BOOMED A SALUTE AS PRESIDENT AND MADAME BREZHNEV LEFT THE AIRCRAFT. AFTER A WARM WELCOME BY VICE-PRESIDENT RADHAKRISHNAN AND PRIME MINISTER NEHRU, THE MAYOR OF DELHI GARLANDED THE SOVIET PRESIDENT AND PRESENTED A BOUQUET TO MADAME BREZHNEV.

    WHEN THE RUSSIAN VISITOR HAD MET THE CABINET AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS, AND INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR, HE WAS GREETED BY A WAITING CROWD OF SPECTATORS AS CHILDREN OF THE RUSSIAN COLONY RUSHED FORWARD TO GREET HIM AND HIS WIFE WITH FLOWERS.

    FORMALITIES OVER, PRESIDENT BREZHNEV DROVE TO THE RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN, ESCORTED BY THE MOUNTED GUARDS OF THE PRESIDENT OF INDIA WHO WAS PREVENTED BY ILLNESS FROM WELCOMING HIS GUEST AT THE AIRPORT.

    ON DEC. 15, PRESIDENT BREZHNEV HAD TALKS WITH MR. NEHRU, IN WHICH THE PRIME MINISTER EXPLAINED INDIA'S STAND IN THE BORDER DISPUTE WITH CHINA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ERXFT5XMDFDNL4H1V1Y48C13
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ERXFT5XMDFDNL4H1V1Y48C13
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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