• Short Summary

    On July 15 the first session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 8th convocation continued its work.

  • Description

    On July 15 the first session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 8th convocation continued its work.

    At 10 a.m. joint sitting of the Soviet of the Union and the Soviet of Nationalities began in the Grand Kremlin Palace.

    With prolonged applause the deputies and guests greeted standing the leaders of the Communist Party and the Soviet Government.

    The session is presided by the chairman of the Soviet of the Union Deputy Shitikov.

    He reads out the statement of the chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR Deputy Alexei Jixygin on delegating the powers of the Soviet Government to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    The floor is given to the General secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU Deputy Leonid Brezhnev.

    Charged by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Brezhnev submits for consideration of the deputies the proposal, supported by the Party members of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and Council of Representatives of delegates. of the two chambers, to reappoint Alexei Kosygin chairman of the Council of ministers of the USSR and to charge him to present the composition of the Government of the USSR for the consideration of the Supreme Soviet.

    This proposal is greeted with prolonged applause.

    Chairman reads out the draft decision of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on the statement of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR. The draft decision approves of the activity of the Soviet Government and proposes to appoint Alexei Kosygin Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR and to charge him with the task of present before the Supreme Soviet of the USSR the composition of Government. The Council of Ministers is to continue carrying out it duties up to the formation of the Soviet Government by the Supreme Soviet.

    The Supreme Soviet of the USSR adopts this decision unanimously.

    After that Secretary of the Central Committee of Trade Unions delegate Prokhorov made a report on the project of basic laws of the USSR and the Union Republics on labour.

    Delegate Solomentsev, Chairman of the Committee of law proposals of the Soviet of the Union made a second report.

    Then the discussion of the project began. The speakers made some concrete remarks and adopted the project on the whole.

    Secretary of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Deputy Georgadse made a report on the adoption of Decrees of the Supreme Soviet.

    The Supreme Soviet adopted unanimously the bill on the adoption of basic laws of the USSR and the Union Republics on latour.

    The Supreme Soviet adopted the Decrees of the Presidium and respective bills and decisions.

    At 4 p.m. in the Grade Kremlin Palace the second joint sitting of the Soviet of the Union and the Soviet of Nationalities of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR was held.

    With tremulous applause those present met the leaders of the Communist Party and the Soviet state.

    Delegate Nasriddinova, Chairman of the Soviet of Nationalities is presiding. She announces that President and Prime-minister of the United Arab Republic, Chairman of the Arab Socialist Union Gamal Habdel Nasser is present at the Session as well as Member of the highest executive Committee of the Arab Socialist Union Ali Sabri, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Republic.(Makhmud Riad) and Minister for Defence of the United, Arab Republic (Mukhamed Favsi.)
    Deputies and guests greet cordially with prolonged applause the guests from the United Arab Republic.

    The Session comes to the consideration of the election of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    The floor is given to Delepote Brezhnev, General Secretary of the CC CPSU.

    Charged by the central Committee of the CPSU Brezhnev makes a proposal supported by the Party Members of the Supreme Soviet and Councils of Representatives of Delegates of the lambers to elect Deputy Podgorni member of the Politbureau of the CC CPSU. Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    The Supreme Soviet of the USSR elects unanimously Deputy Podgorni Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Podgorni charged by the Party members of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and the Council of Representatives of Delegates of the two chambers presents for consideration of the Supreme Soviet a proposal to elect Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Soviet, Secretary of the Presidium and members of the Presidium o[f the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    The Supreme Soviet of the USSR elects unanimously Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

    Then the Session came to the point of composing the Soviet Government, i.e. the Council of Ministers.

    The floor is given to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, Delegate Kosygin, who presents for consideration and adoption of the Supreme Soviet the composition of the Council of Ministers, approved of by the Central Committee of the CPSU, the Party members of the Supreme Soviet and the Council of Representatives of Delegates of the chambers.

    The Supreme Soviet adopts unanimously the composition of the Council of Ministers.

    After that the floor is given to the Chairman of Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet of the Union delegate Suslov. On behalf of the Committee for Foreign affairs he presents for consideration of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR the proposal to adopt a declaration devoted to the expantion of the aggression of the American imperialism in Indochina.

    The Supreme Soviet of the USSR unanimously adopts the declaration.

    The floor is given to Ponomarev Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet of Nationalities.

    On behalf of the Committees for Foreign Affairs of the Soviet of the Union and the Soviet of Nationalities delegate Ponomarev brings forth for the consideration of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR a proposal to adopt declarations on the situation in the Near East.

    Delegates adopted unanimously the texts of the deflorations.

    The points of the agenda of the first Session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 8th convocation are exhausted. The session is declared closed.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7W8CW1CNOO3O5QL8OEIY2LZYO
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W8CW1CNOO3O5QL8OEIY2LZYO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:31:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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