• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER ANDREI GROMYKO PLEDGED SUPPORT FOR EAST GERMANY'S FOREIGN POLICY WHILE SPEAKING AT A RECEPTION IN EAST BERLIN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

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    THE SOVIET FOREIGN MINISTER ANDREI GROMYKO PLEDGED SUPPORT FOR EAST GERMANY'S FOREIGN POLICY WHILE SPEAKING AT A RECEPTION IN EAST BERLIN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, MR GROMYKO WAS A GUEST OF THE EAST GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER OTTO WINZER.

    MR GROMYKO WAS IN HIS SECOND DAY OF TALKS WITH EAST GERMAN LEADERS AND SAID: "WE IN THE SOVIET UNION GIVE OUR FULL SUPPORT TO THE PEACEFUL COURSE OF THE FOREIGN POLICY OF THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC INCLUDING THOSE QUESTIONS WHICH CONCERN EUROPEAN SECURITY." HE ADDED THAT "ALL SOCIALIST STATES GUARANTEED THE SECURITY OF EAST GERMANY -- A MOVE THAT SHOULD BE GREETED BY THOSE WHO OPPOSE AND UNDERSTAND IMPERIALISM AND NEO-NAZISM."
    IN REPLY HERR WINZER SAID THAT THE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF EAST GERMANY WAS IN THE INTEREST OF WEST GERMANY AS WELL AS IN THE INTEREST OF HIS OWN COUNTRY.

    IT WAS THE SOVIET MINISTER'S FIRST VISIT TO EAST BERLIN SINCE 1966 FOR TALKS WHICH ARE BELIEVED TO CENTRE ON BONN-MOSCOW TALKS ON A NON-AGGRESSION PACT AND THE PROPOSED BONN-EAST GERMAN SUMMIT MEETING.

    ALSO AT THE RECEPTION WAS THE EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST LEADER, HERR WALTER ULBRICHT, AND OTHER TOP OFFICIALS. MR GROMYKO RETURNS MOSCOW ON TUESDAY (MARCH 3).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADKA1M876K6E0NXTZMCRF04PV4
    Media URN:
    VLVADKA1M876K6E0NXTZMCRF04PV4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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