• Short Summary

    VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY OF THE UNITED STATES MET THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR KOSYGIN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR ALMOST TWO HOURS AT THE SOVIET EMBASSY IN NEW DELHI.

  • Description

    VICE-PRESIDENT HUBERT HUMPHREY OF THE UNITED STATES MET THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR KOSYGIN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR ALMOST TWO HOURS AT THE SOVIET EMBASSY IN NEW DELHI. THEIR MEETING FOLLOWED A BRIEF TALK AT MR SHASTRI'S FUNERAL, WHERE THEY WERE REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRIES.

    THE TALKS AT THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY WERE SECRET, AND BOTH THE RUSSIAN AND AMERICAN LEADERS REFUSED TO ANSWER REPORTER'S QUESTIONS. BUT THEY ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE DISCUSSED THE VIETNAM SITUATION. THE MEETING LASTED 15 MINUTES LONGER THAN WAS INTENDED. INDIA IS OBSERVING TWELVE DAYS OF MOURNING FOR MR SHASTRI, AND FLAGS AT THE EMBASSY WERE FLYING A HALF MAST.

    MR HUMPHREY HAD EARLIER MET VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, WHO IS BELIEVED TO HAVE TOLD HIM OF THE NORTH VIETNAMESE ATTITUDE TO AMERICAN ATTEMPTS TO START PEACE TALKS. MR HUMPHREY IS NOW BACK IN WASHINGTON, WHERE HE IS REPORTING TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON ON HIS TRIP TO INDIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7PSFAA467YUJXP6IBPGVUZOBC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PSFAA467YUJXP6IBPGVUZOBC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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