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    PRESIDENT NIKOLAI PODGORNY OF THE SOVIET UNION IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO MOROCCO. HE?

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    CASABLANCA STREET SCENE; PODGORNY ON SEA-FRONT; PODGORNY WITH OFFICIALS; SHIPS IN HARBOUR; PODGORNY INSPECTING GUAR OF HONOUR.




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    Background: PRESIDENT NIKOLAI PODGORNY OF THE SOVIET UNION IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO MOROCCO. HE ARRIVED ON APRIL 1ST; HAD TALKS WITH KING HASSAN IN RABAT AND YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) LEFT THE CAPITAL FOR A THREE DAY TOUR OF THE COUNTRY, WHICH BEGAN WITH A VISIT TO CASABLANCA.

    IT IS THE SECOND VISIT BY A SOVIET LEADER TO MOROCCO. MR. LEONID BREZHNEV VISITED RABAT IN 1961, AND THEN IN 1966 KING HASSAN WENT TO MOSCOW. MR. PODGORNY WAS MET AT RABAT AIRPORT BY THE KING, AND THEIR TALKS ON WEDNESDAY WERE ABOUT VILATERAL AGREEMENTS ON TRADE AND TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION.

    MR. PODGORNY ATTENDED A LUNCHEON GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE CITY OF CASABLANCA, COLONEL MOHAMED BOULHIMEZ, AND SPOKE OF HIS TALKS WITH THE KING. THEY HAD 'REVEALED THE IDENTICAL VIEWS THAT EXIST BETWEEN OUR TWO COUNTRIES ON BOTH THE BILATERAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVELS'.

    DURING THE MORNING OF HIS ONE-DAY VISIT TO THE CITY, MR. PODGORNY SAW THE HARBOUR AND INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADXCAXVFNN0D9UIQ3DLLS8UW7X
    Media URN:
    VLVADXCAXVFNN0D9UIQ3DLLS8UW7X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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