Iraq,s Vice President, Mr. Saddam Hussein arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi on Monday?
GV Aircraft taxiing on runway
SV Mrs. Gandhi an Mr. Sahni await arrival
SV Hussein gets out of aircraft and is greeted by Mr. Gandhi and is garlanded by Mayor
??? Mrs. Gandhi ZOOM OUT TO SV Mrs. Gandhi and Mr. Hussein
SV Mr. Hussein and party at Raj Ghat memorial
GV Mr. Hussein lays wreath at memorial
SV Mr. Hussein stands in silence at memorial
GV Interior Mr. Hussein and party arrive at Parliament House
SV Mrs. Gandhi at table
SV Mr. Hussein at table and CU (2)
GV EXT. Presidential House
SV INT. Mr. Hussein and President Giri seated
CU President Giri
CU Mr. Hussein
GV Mr. Hussein and President Giri talking
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Background: Iraq,s Vice President, Mr. Saddam Hussein arrived in the Indian capital, New Delhi on Monday (25 march) on a four-day state visit.
Mr. Hussein -- accompanied by a top-level delegation of Iraqi government minister and officials -- was greeted on his arrival by the Indian Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, and the Major of Delhi, Mr. Hkidar Nath Sahni.
The following day, Mr. Hussein began talks with Mrs. Gandhi at the Indian Prime Minster's Parliament House offices. The meeting was also attended by India's Foreign Minister, Mr. Swaran Singh, and Planning Minister, Mr. D. P. Dhar.
The talks centred on bilateral relations between the two countries and were expected to result in a new co-operation agreement.
The Iraqi Vice President late called on India's President Mr. V. V. Giri.