• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, ALEXI KOSYGIN, WHO IS VISITING INDIA, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) DESCRIBED THE NORTH KOREAN SEIZURE OF THE PUEBLO AS A'ROUTINE MATTER' TO BE SORTED OUT BY THE TWO PARTIES CONCERNED.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, ALEXI KOSYGIN, WHO IS VISITING INDIA, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) DESCRIBED THE NORTH KOREAN SEIZURE OF THE PUEBLO AS A'ROUTINE MATTER' TO BE SORTED OUT BY THE TWO PARTIES CONCERNED. HE REFERRED TO THE INCIDENT DURING HIS TALKS IN NEW DELHI WITH MRS. INDIRA GANDHI, THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER. LATER THE SAME DAY HE ATTENDED A CIVIC RECEPTION, AND IN A SPEECH THERE REFERRED TO VIETNAM AND THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

    MR. KOSYGIN PROPOSED THAT THE PUEBLO INCIDENT SHOULD BE DEALT WITH ON THE BASIS OF A VIOLATION OF TERRITORIAL WATERS. IN A 90-MINUTE EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON WORLD ISSUES WITH MRS. GANDHI, HE URGED THAT IMMEDIATE STEPS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO 'DEFUSE' THE ISSUE.

    LATER ON THIS, THE THIRD DAY OF HIS STAY, MR. KOSYGIN SPOKE AGAIN-AT THE CIVIC RECEPTION GIVEN BY THE CITIZENS OF DELHI. WITH HIM WAS HIS DAUGHTER, MRS. LYUDMILA GVISHIAN. BOTH SHE AND THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER WERE WELCOMED WITH GIFTS PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR OF DELHI -A SILKEN BANNER AND AN ITEM IN CARVED IVORY.

    MR. KOSYGIN'S SPEECH, DELIVERED IN RUSSIAN, WAS TRANSLATED INTO HINDI FOR THE ASSEMBLED GUESTS. AS WELL AS DISCUSSING VIETNAM AND THE MIDDLE EAST, HE DWELL ON SEVERAL OF THE SAYINGS OF THE LATE PANDITI NEHRU, AND EXPRESSED THE VIEW THAT ANY THREAT OF PEACE COULD BE WELL MET BY FORCES OF PEACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9AKYW8JI7QL9TB40QW4S4NTS3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AKYW8JI7QL9TB40QW4S4NTS3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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