• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET PRESIDENT, MR NIKOLAI PODGORNY AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER MR ANDREI GROMYKO, CALLED AT THE IRAQI EMBASSY IN MOSCOW ON SATURDAY, TO EXPRESS THEIR CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH IN A HELICOPTER CRASH LAST WEDNESDAY OF PRESIDENT ABDUL SALEM ARIF OF IRAQ.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET PRESIDENT, MR NIKOLAI PODGORNY AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER MR ANDREI GROMYKO, CALLED AT THE IRAQI EMBASSY IN MOSCOW ON SATURDAY, TO EXPRESS THEIR CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH IN A HELICOPTER CRASH LAST WEDNESDAY OF PRESIDENT ABDUL SALEM ARIF OF IRAQ.

    LATER IN THE DAY MAJOR GENERAL ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF, THE NEW PRESIDENT OF IRAQ AND BROTHER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT, CUT SHORT AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO MOSCOW TO FLY BACK TO BAGHDAD.

    A SOVIET DELEGATION HEADED BY MR IVAN SPIRIDONOV, CHAIRMAN OF THE SOVIET UNION, FLEW TO BAGHDAD TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL WHICH TOOK PLACE ON SATURDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACJPRVOYW3ZNNP6KNYWAK0XVZV
    Media URN:
    VLVACJPRVOYW3ZNNP6KNYWAK0XVZV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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