• Short Summary

    SOVIET PRIME MINISTER ALEXEI KOSYGIN ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ON A SIX-DAY VISIT DURING WHICH HE WILL HAVE TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI ON VIETNAM.

  • Description

    SOVIET PRIME MINISTER ALEXEI KOSYGIN ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ON A SIX-DAY VISIT DURING WHICH HE WILL HAVE TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER INDIRA GANDHI ON VIETNAM.

    MR. KOSYGIN WAS WELCOMED BY MRS GANDHI AND A LARGE CROWD, INCLUDING CHILDREN, WAVING SOVIET AND INDIAN FLAGS.

    THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, ON HIS FOURTH TRIP TO INDIA WAS TODAY (FRIDAY) SCHEDULED TO ATTEND THE COUNTRY'S REPUBLIC DAY PARADE AT WHICH FOR THE FIRST TIME, A SOVIET GROUND-TO-AIR MISSILE WAS DISPLAYED BY THE ARMED FORCES.

    MR. KOSYGIN'S VISIT COINCIDES WITH THAT OF PRESIDENT TITO OF YUGOSLAVIA, BUT THE TWO COMMUNIST LEADERS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE FORMAL TALKS.

    MRS GANDHI'S FIRST SESSION OF TALKS WITH THE SOVIET PREMIER WILL TAKE PLACE TOMORROW (SATURDAY) AFTER PRESIDENT TITO'S DEPARTURE.

    TWO DAYS HAVE BEEN SET ASIDE FOR A REVIEW OF WORLD ISSUES, INCLUDING VIETNAM, THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY.

    MR. KOSYGIN, WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DAUGHTER MRS LYUDMILA GVISHIAN, AND A 30-MAN TEAM, CAME TO INDIA FOR THE FUNERALS OF PRIME MINISTERS JAWAHARLAL NEHRU AND LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI AND ONCE EARLIER AS FIRST DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER.

    BEFORE DRIVING TO THE RESIDENCE OF INDIA'S PRESIDENT HUSSAIN, WHERE HE WILL STAY, MR. KOSYGIN LAID A WREATH AT RAJ GHAT WHERE MAHATMA GANDHI WAS CREMATED IN 1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADULQWDDPFGJVCEWPG70DATKG0
    Media URN:
    VLVADULQWDDPFGJVCEWPG70DATKG0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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