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    MR.CHOU EN-LAI, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, TODAY (SUNDAY), OPENED THE SECOND?

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    MR.CHOU EN-LAI, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, TODAY (SUNDAY), OPENED THE SECOND STAGE OF HIS AFRICAN CONSULTATIONS WITH TALKS WITH PRESIDENT BEN BELLA OF ALGERIA.THE TALKS COVERED A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES -- Including AN ALGERIAN REQUEST FOR A CHINESE LOAN OF GBP16 1/2-MILLIONS STERLING.

    THE CHINESE LEADER, WHO ARRIVED FROM CAIRO YESTERDAY, BEGAN AN INTENSIVE ROUND OF ENGAGEMENTS WITH A VISIT TO THE EL ALLIA CEMETERY, WHERE HE LAID A WREATH AT THE TOMBS OF THE MARTYRS OF THE REVOLUTION.HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FOREIGN MINISTER MARSHAL CHEN-YI AND COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, ALGERIA'S DEFENCE MINISTER.LATER, HE TRAVELLED INTO THE COUNTRY-SIDE FOR A VISIT TO AN ORANGE PACKING PLANT AND A FARM.

    THE VISIT BY THE CHINESE LEADER TO ALGERIA WILL LAST ONE WEEK, AND IT IS THOUGHT THAT PRESIDENT BEN BELLA WILL PROBABLY ACCOMPANY HIM ON TRIPS TO OTHERS PRINCIPAL CITIES.THEY MAY ALSO VISIT ALGERIA'S GAS AND OIL.INSTALLATIONS, WHICH HAVE ALREADY BEEN INSPECTED BY A CHINESE ECONOMIC MISSION WHICH HAS BEEN TOURING ALGERIA FOR THE PAST TWO MONTHS.

    MR.CHOU EN-LAI'S TALKS WITH PRESIDENT BEN BELLA WERE HELD ON HIS RETURN TO ALGIERS, AND TWO OTHER MEETINGS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED.THE DISCUSSIONS ARE BEING HELD AGAINST A BACKGROUND OF RUSSIAN CONCERN AT THE IMPLICATIONS OF MR.CHOU'S AFRICAN TOUR.

    THE DAY'S PROGRAMME ENDED WITH A DINNER GIVEN IN HONOUR OF THE CHINESE LEADER BY THE PRESIDENT OF ALGERIA'S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAATYY3TKD7FTBJPV374RLQH5GJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAATYY3TKD7FTBJPV374RLQH5GJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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