• Short Summary

    Premier Alexei Kosygin led the Soviet delegation which left Moscow for Hanoi on the fifth to attend the funeral of President Ho Chi Minh, outstanding leader of the international Communist, working-class and national liberation movements, and national chairman of the Vietnamese Workers' Party.

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    Premier Alexei Kosygin led the Soviet delegation which left Moscow for Hanoi on the fifth to attend the funeral of President Ho Chi Minh, outstanding leader of the international Communist, working-class and national liberation movements, and national chairman of the Vietnamese Workers' Party.

    The Soviet delegation included Comrade Katushev, a national secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, Comrade Yasnov, Vice-president of the USSR and President of the Russian Federation, and Comrade Scherbakov, the Soviet ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

    At Vnukovo Airport, which was hung with national flags of the Soviet Union, the delegation was seen off by Comrades Voronov, Mazurov, Polyansky, Andropov, and Demichev Vice-President Miurisep of the USSR, Deputy Premiers Dimshitz and Novikov of the USSR, Comrades Spiridonov and Paletskis, the speakers of the two chambers of the USSR Parliament, Comrade Georgadze, Presidium secretary of the USSR Parliament USSR government ministers and other officials
    Also at the airport to see off the Soviet delegation were Suan Thiui, national secretary of the Vietnamese Workers' Party and a government minister in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam who had stopped over in Moscow, Dan Kwang Min, the accredited ambassador in Moscow from the Republic of South Vietnam, and diplomat from the embassies of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of South Vietnam.

    Nguen Tho Tyan, North Vietnam's ambassador in the USSR, also flew to Hanoi on the same plane.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA1XWFG8ZOHZHJPK1NH5H8XO94
    Media URN:
    VLVAA1XWFG8ZOHZHJPK1NH5H8XO94
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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