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    AS CONCERN CROWS IN INDIA AT REPORTS OF UNITED STATES ARMS SHIPMENTS REACHING PAKISTAN, PRESIDENT NIXON'S SPECIAL ADVISOR ON NATIONAL SECURITY, DR.

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    AS CONCERN CROWS IN INDIA AT REPORTS OF UNITED STATES ARMS SHIPMENTS REACHING PAKISTAN, PRESIDENT NIXON'S SPECIAL ADVISOR ON NATIONAL SECURITY, DR. HENRY KISSINGER, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI ON TUESDAY (JULY 6 FOR CONSULTATIONS WITH THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT.

    INDIAN AND AMERICAN OFFICIALS WERE SILENT ABOUT THE SUBJECTS OF TALKS DR. KISSINGER WILL HAVE WITH PRIME MINISTER MRS. INDIRA GANDHI AND OTHER OFFICIALS, BUT THE CONTINUED SUPPLY OF ARMS TO PAKISTAN IS EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE MEETING.

    CROWDS OF DEMONSTRATORS WERE AT THE AIRPORT TO PROTEST AGAINST THE U.S. ARMS SALES WHEN DR. KISSINGER ARRIVED.

    SYNOPSIS: DR. HENRY KISSINGER, PRESIDENT NIXON'S ADVISOR ON NATIONAL SECURITY, ARRIVED AT NEW DELHI ON TUESDAY FOR TALKS WITH THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT. HE WAS MET BY THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR, MR. KEATING, AND INDIAN OFFICIALS, BUT LARGE CROWDS OF DEMONSTRATORS WERE ALSO AT THE AIRPORT, PROTESTING AGAINST U.S. ARMS SHIPMENT TO PAKISTAN.

    AMERICAN AND INDIAN OFFICIALS REMAINED SILENT OVER THE SUBJECTS OF HIS PROGRAMME OF DISCUSSIONS WITH PRIME MINISTER MRS. INDIRA GANDHI AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, BUT THE ARMS SHIPMENTS ARE EXPECTED TO DOMINATE THE TALKS. THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT HAS RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT SEVERAL SHIPLOADS OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT WILL SHORTLY BE ON THEIR WAY TO PAKISTAN, AND INDIA IS BECOMING CONCERNED OVER THE CONTINUED SUPPLY. DR. KISSINGER, HOWEVER, IS EXPECTED TO REITERATE HIS GOVERNMENT'S STATEMENT THAT LICENCES FOR THESE SHIPMENTS WERE ISSUED BEFORE THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION PUT AN EMBARGO ON ARMS SALES WHEN FIGHTING BROKE OUT IN EAST PAKISTAN IN APRIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC94HP5LQXFFSGBU40N0QNODY2
    Media URN:
    VLVAC94HP5LQXFFSGBU40N0QNODY2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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