• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT TITO AND MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN WERE ON THE SALUTING DAIS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO WATCH?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT TITO AND MR. ALEXEI KOSYGIN WERE ON THE SALUTING DAIS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO WATCH INDIA UNVEIL FOR THE FIRST TIME SOVIET- SUPPLIED GUIDED MISSILE IN THE REPUBLIC DAY PARADE IN NEW DELHI.

    THE YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT AND THE SOVIET PREMIER SAT ON EITHER SIDE OF INDIAN PRIME MINISTERS MRS. INDIRA GANDHI AS THE SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILE ROLLED PAST DURING THE TWO-HOUR PARADE FEATURING ALL FACETS FOR INDIAN LIFE.

    THE YUGOSLAV AND SOVIET LEADERS, BOTH IN INDIA ON OFFICIAL VISITS, WERE GUESTS OF HONOUR OF INDIAN PRESIDENT ZOOCHORE HUSSAIN, WHO TOOK THE SALUTE AS CONTINGENTS OF THE ARMED FORCES MARCHED PAST DOWN THE MILE AND A HALF (12 KMS) CEREMONIAL AVENUE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY.

    SIX FLIGHTS OF MIG-21 SUPERSONIC FIGHTERS -- MOST OF THEM ASSEMBLED IN INDIA -- REARED OVERHEAD, TOGETHER WITH ANTHONY-12 HEAVY TRANSPORTS. FOLLAND GNATS MADE IN INDIA AND HAWKER HUNTER JETS.

    CELEBRATIONS, WHICH CONTINUED THROUGHOUT THE DAY, ARE DUE TO END ON MONDAY WHEN THE ARMED FORCES WILL STAGE AN IMPRESSIVE "BEATING THE RETREAT" IN FRONT OF THE GOVERNMENT'S SECRETARIATS.

    TODAY (SATURDAY), AS PRESIDENT TITO DEPARTED FOR ADDIS ABABA, MR. KOSYGIN OPENED THE TALKS WITH MRS. GANDHI ON THE WORLD SITUATION DURING WHICH, SAID AN OFFICIAL INDIAN SPOKESMAN. HE STATED THAT THE SEIZURE OF THE U.S. SHIP PUEBLO SHOULD BE TREATED AS A VIOLATION OF TERRITORIAL WATERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCTO0HKVQ9DWTWVUDFRDAB5V3
    Media URN:
    VLVACCTO0HKVQ9DWTWVUDFRDAB5V3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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