• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO ARRIVED IN DELHI yesterday (SUNDAY) TO START A WEEK LONG VISIT TO INDIA.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO ARRIVED IN DELHI yesterday (SUNDAY) TO START A WEEK LONG VISIT TO INDIA. HE WAS RECEIVED AT THE AIRPORT BY MR SWARAN SINGH, THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, AND THE INDIAN CHIEFS OF STAFF OF THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE.

    THE MARSHAL, WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY SENIOR SOVIET MILITARY OFFICIALS INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR PRESENTED BY THE INDIAN ARMY AT THE AIRPORT.

    HE IS IN DELHI FOR FORMAL TALKS WITH INDIAN GOVERNMENT LEADERS ON THE DEFENCE POLICES OF THE TWO COUNTRIES AND ON THE PROGRESS IN THE SUPPLY OF SOVIET ARMS AND EQUIPMENT TO THE INDIAN ARMED FORCES.

    MARSHAL GRECHKO IS RETURNING A VISIT TO MOSCOW LAST YEAR BY MR SWARAN. HE IS DUE TO PAY A SIMILAR VISIT TO PAKISTAN SHORTLY AFTER HIS RETURN TO THE SOVIET UNION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9HSCPODBAM3Z8BUIWVMGWWRN9
    Media URN:
    VLVA9HSCPODBAM3Z8BUIWVMGWWRN9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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