The Indian Ambassador was among the latest foreign envoys to receive a first-hand account of President Nixon's visit to the People's Republic of China from the United States Secretary of State, Mr Rogers.
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EDITORS: Mr Rogers has, since the return of President Nixon from Peking, briefed a number of foreign ambassadors on the outcome of the trip. We refer you to Visnews Prod No.2840/72(serviced from London 4 March 1972) which shows Mr Rogers with a group of European envoys, and with the Ambassadors of Japan and Taiwan.
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Background: The Indian Ambassador was among the latest foreign envoys to receive a first-hand account of President Nixon's visit to the People's Republic of China from the United States Secretary of State, Mr Rogers.
The Ambassador, Mr Lakshmi Kant Jha, met Mr Rogers at the State Department on Monday(6 March).
SYNOPSIS: Another briefing at the State Department in Washington on the outcome of President Nixon's trip to the People's Republic of China. The guest this time was the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Mr Lakshmi Kant Jha. On Monday, the Secretary of State, Mr Rogers gave him a first-hand account of the China visit - including the President's talks with Chinese leaders. Afterwards the Indian Ambassador described the Chinese position regarding Southeast Asia and Kashmir as "disturbing" - but he said Mr Rogers assured him that the position of China on these issues was not necessarily that of the United States.