• Short Summary

    THE ARGENTINIAN GOVERNMENT, WITH MEMORIES OF THE RECENT SPATE OF DIPLOMATIC KIDNAPPINGS IN MIND, TOOK NO CHANCES LAST SUNDAY (APRIL 19) WHEN THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, MR.

  • Description

    THE ARGENTINIAN GOVERNMENT, WITH MEMORIES OF THE RECENT SPATE OF DIPLOMATIC KIDNAPPINGS IN MIND, TOOK NO CHANCES LAST SUNDAY (APRIL 19) WHEN THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, MR. MAURICE STANS ARRIVED FOR A SHORT VISIT. TO MAKE SURE THERE WAS NO ATTEMPT TO KIDNAP THE AMERICAN DIPLOMAT HIS AIRCRAFT WAS DIVERTED AWAY FROM THE MAIN AIRPORT AT BUENOS AIRES AT THE LAST MINUTE AND LANDED AT THE DESERT ZONE AIRPORT OF EZEIZA.

    A HEAVY POLICE GUARD SURROUNDED MR. STANS' AIRCRAFT AS IT CAME TO A HALT. ALL BUILDINGS AT THE AIRPORT HAD BEEN CHECKED BEFORE HIS ARRIVAL AND VISITORS WERE THOROUGHLY SCREENED BEFORE BEING ALLOWED INTO THE AREA. THE GREETINGS WERE KEPT SHORT..... MR. STANS ONLY HAD TIME TO GREET THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR IN ARGENTINA BEFORE BEING WHISKED AWAY TO BUENOS AIRES.

    ON MONDAY THE AMERICAN COMMERCE SECRETARY VISITED THE SAN MARTIN PALACE FOR TALKS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS. HE HELD LENGTHY DISCUSSIONS DEALING WITH THE ECONOMIC PROBLEMS FACING ARGENTINA BEFORE CALLING ON THE ARGENTINEAN CHANCELLOR, MR. MARTIN.

    THE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WILL BE MAINTAINED THROUGHOUT MR. STANS' VISIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD9FQCHCCNBKLX4US52XB67YJY
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9FQCHCCNBKLX4US52XB67YJY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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