• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET MINISTER OF DEFENCE, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO, IS IN RAWALPINDI ON AN OFFICIAL SEVEN-DAY VISIT TO PAKISTAN.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET MINISTER OF DEFENCE, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO, IS IN RAWALPINDI ON AN OFFICIAL SEVEN-DAY VISIT TO PAKISTAN.

    MARSHAL GRECHKO ARRIVED BY AIRCRAFT YESTERDAY (10 MARCH) FROM NEW DELHI, WHERE HE HAD ASSURED INDIA OF ALL-OUT SUPPORT IN THE EVENT OF ANY CHINESE ATTACK. THE INDIANS HAD STRESSED THE DANGER OF COLLUSION BETWEEN CHINA AND PAKISTAN, ESPECIALLY IN THE LIGHT OF PAKISTAN'S CURRENT POLITICAL CRISIS AND THE UNCERTAINTY OVER PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN'S SUCCESSOR.

    MARSHAL GRECHKO WAS MET BY PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND IS EXPECTED TO MEET WITH THE PRESIDENT AND DEFENCE LEADERS. RUSSIA IS REPORTED TO BE SUPPLYING PAKISTAN WITH T55 TANKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAJ9WE01RP93KOCIA78ETM89QR
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJ9WE01RP93KOCIA78ETM89QR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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