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    The Ambassador from the People's Republic of China to Kuwait, Mr. Sun Chung Wy, presented?

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    The Ambassador from the People's Republic of China to Kuwait, Mr. Sun Chung Wy, presented his credentials to the country's deputy ruler, Deputy Emir Sheikh Jaber-Al-Jaber, in a ceremony at the Seif Palace on Sunday (August 22). The two countries agreed to establish diplomatic relations at this level in March this year, and earlier this month the Kuwait Government announced it was to press for the expulsion of Taiwan from the United Nations.

    Last year, the People's Republic of China exported goods worth GBP8-million (sterling) to Kuwait.

    SYNOPSIS: The Ambassador from the People's Republic of China to Kuwait, Mr. Sun Chung Wy, presented his credentials at a ceremony in the Seif Palace on Sunday. On his arrival at the Palace the Ambassador and his staff were greeted by a guard of honour and a band which played the national anthems of both nations.

    Inside, the Ambassador was greeted by Kuwait's Deputy Ruler, Deputy Emier Sheikh, Jaber Al-Jaber, who later accepted his credentials.

    Among Kuwait officials present at the ceremony was Mr. Amiri Diwan, a senior under-secretary.

    Kuwait's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Jaber, said earlier this month that Kuwait was to press for the expulsion of Taiwan from the United Nations. Kuwait and the People's Republic of China agreed to establish diplomatic relations at this level in March, and at Sunday's ceremony the Ambassador, who arrive in Kuwait two weeks ago, expressed hopes for an increase in trade relations between the two countries. Last year, the People's Republic exported goods worth eight million pounds to Kuwait.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SP3004K4PUGFDUEKDHUC4P1L
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SP3004K4PUGFDUEKDHUC4P1L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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