• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KEKKONEN OF
    FINLAND, THE HOST COUNTRY TO THE S.A.L.T. (THE STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS),
    BETWEEN THE?

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    PRESIDENT KEKKONEN OF
    FINLAND, THE HOST COUNTRY TO THE S.A.L.T. (THE STRATEGIC ARMS LIMITATION TALKS),
    BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE U.S.S.R., INVITED BOTH DELEGATIONS TO A RECEPTION AT
    THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN HELSINKI.

    THE TALKS, WHICH ARE TO SEEK A BASIS FOR AGREEMENT TO ARREST FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
    OF MASS-DESTRUCTION MISSILES, HAVE GOT OFF TO A LEISURELY START. IT IS THOUGHT
    THAT BOTH SIDES PREFER TO FEEL THEIR WAY CAUTIOUSLY AND KEEP THEIR SUPERIORS
    INFORMED OF EVERY MOVE RATHER THAN RUSH INTO UNFORSEEN COMPLICATIONS.

    TALKS ARE TO TAKE PLACE ALTERNATELY AT THE U.S. AND THE U.S.S.R. EMBASSIES. BOTH
    THE CHIEF NEGOTIATORS MR. GERARD C. SMITH OF THE U.S. AND SOVIET DEPUTY FOREIGN
    MINISTER, VLADIMIR SEMENOV SEEM TO BE CHEERFUL ABOUT PROGRESS.

    THE GENERAL AMIABILITY WAS IN EVIDENCE AT THE RECEPTION GIVEN BY THE PRESIDENT
    URHO KEKKONEN AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE. AFTER BEING GREETED BY THE PRESIDENT
    AND MEMBERS OF THE FINNISH GOVERNMENT THE TWO SIDES MINGLES OVER CHAMPAGNE AND
    VODKA IN THE ELEGANT MIRROR HALL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABYWXG9E9VGKH3LXLNUNR0NMFZ
    Media URN:
    VLVABYWXG9E9VGKH3LXLNUNR0NMFZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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