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    DENMARK GAVE A RESERVED RECEPTION TODAY (TUESDAY) TO THE SOVIET LEADER MR. KHRUSHCHEV, WHEN HE?

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    DENMARK GAVE A RESERVED RECEPTION TODAY (TUESDAY) TO THE SOVIET LEADER MR. KHRUSHCHEV, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN COPENHAGEN TO BEGIN AN 18-DAY TOUR OF DENMARK, SWEDEN AND NORWAY.

    A CROWD ESTIMATED AT ABOUT 4,000 PEOPLE STOOD BEHIND HEAVILY GUARDED BARRIERS TO WELCOME MR. KHRUSHCHEV WHEN HE STEPPED OFF THE SOVIET VESSEL "BASHKIRIYA" ONTO A QUAY NEAR COPENHAGEN'S FAMED "LITTLE MERMAID" STATUE. THERE WERE FEW CHEERS FROM THE CROWD AS THE SHIP ARRIVED.

    STRICT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE IN FORCE ROUND THE DOCKS AND IN THE CITY DANISH FROGMEN GOING UNDERWATER TO GUARD THE LINER AND ARMED POLICE KEEPING A CLOSE WATCH ON THE CROWD.

    MR. KHRUSHCHEV LAID A WREATH IN MINDELUNDEN, A MEMORIAL PARK JUST OUTSIDE COPENHAGEN WHERE THE BODIES OF MORE THAN 100 DANES LIE, WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR EXECUTED BY THE GERMANS DURING WORLD WAR II.

    AT A MUNICIPAL LUNCHEON THERE WAS CLAPPING WHEN THE SOVIET PREMIER DECLARED: "IN SPITE OF OUR DIFFERING VIEWS, WE HAVE A COMMON OBJECTIVE - WE ALL WANT TO LIVE WELL".

    IN A SPEECH OF WELCOME ON THE QUAYSIDE THE DANISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. KRAG, TOLD MR. KHRUSHCHEV: "DURING YOUR VISIT HERE YOU WILL MEET A PEOPLE WHO HAVE TRAVELLED ON DIFFERENT ROADS TO THAT OF THE SOVIET PEOPLE IN THEIR TO CREATE THE BEST POSSIBLE CONDITIONS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL".

    MR.KRAG CONTINUED: "YOU WILL MEET A PEOPLE WHO ARE DEEPLY INTERESTED IN WIDENING THEIR LINKS WITH ALL NATIONS, AND WHO WANT TO UNDERSTAND OTHER PEOPLES, THEIR PROBLEMS AND WAY OF LIFE".

    IN THIS RESPONSE MR. KHRUSHCHEV PRAISED DANISH AGRICULTURE, SCIENCE AND CULTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND SAID HE LOOKED FORWARD TO IMPROVEMENT OF FRIENDSHIP AND COOPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO PEOPLES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABUBJRQ8VJDAGRB50UMIF6H9F7
    Media URN:
    VLVABUBJRQ8VJDAGRB50UMIF6H9F7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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