• Short Summary

    United States President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev signed an agreement in washington on Friday (22 June) committing their governments to remove the danger of nuclear war and to avoid military crises throughout the world.

  • Description

    United States President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev signed an agreement in washington on Friday (22 June) committing their governments to remove the danger of nuclear war and to avoid military crises throughout the world.

    The eight-article agreement covered the threat of war between the United States and the Soviet Union, their allies, and all other countries.

    It was the second accord signed by the President and Mr. Brezhnev in their efforts to avoid war and to reduce their nuclear arsenals. On Thursday (21 June), they signed a declaration saying they'd do all they could to complete a new arms limitation agreement by 1974, controlling and eventually reducing offensive nuclear weapons.

    But on Thursday night, it was Premier Brezhnev's turn to entertain President and Mrs. Nixon at a formal dinner at the Soviet Embassy in Washington. The dinner featured traditional Soviet food, and the two leaders toasted their agreements.

    SYNOPSIS: It was Soviet Premier Brezhnev's turn to entertain President and Mrs. Nixon at a formal dinner at the Soviet Embassy in Washington on Thursday night. It was a traditional Soviet occasion. Russian food including Borscht, and as the Soviet leader said, there was a lot to celebrate.

    With three vital agreements announced, the two leaders fly to California on Friday for a final weekend of talks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA91I2UOEZ5FST5FCW7J6LY76P9
    Media URN:
    VLVA91I2UOEZ5FST5FCW7J6LY76P9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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