• Short Summary

    Washington, March 7 - President Johnson today declared his willingness to explore a long range trade agreement with the Soviet Union and said he would be happy to meet with Premier Nikita Khrushchev should she need for such a face-to-face conference arise.

  • Description

    Washington, March 7 - President Johnson today declared his willingness to explore a long range trade agreement with the Soviet Union and said he would be happy to meet with Premier Nikita Khrushchev should she need for such a face-to-face conference arise.

    He discussed the possibilities of Soviet trade then asked about statements by Soviet first deputy Premier Alexei Kosygin suggesting a long term trade agreement between the United States and Russia.

    Johnson said he would be very glad to explore the prospects. He commented that if the Soviet Union sought additional wheat from this country's surplus U.S. officials stood ready to discuss the matter.

    In his seventh news conference since taking office on Nov 22, Johnson also dealt with question ranging over his prospective choice of a vice presidential running mate, the situation in Vietnam, Burgeoning U.S. Economy and his drive to cut government spending.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA98P2J686MAGSJUJ96ZX761VPH
    Media URN:
    VLVA98P2J686MAGSJUJ96ZX761VPH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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