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    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A THREE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AS PART OF HIS FIVE-NATION ASIAN TOUR.

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    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A THREE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AS PART OF HIS FIVE-NATION ASIAN TOUR. IN THE INDIAN CAPITAL, U THANT WILL RECEIVE A FIRST NEHRU AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING.

    U THANT WAS WELCOMED AND GARLANDED AT PALAM AIRPORT BY THE INDIAN EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINSTER, MR CHAGLA, AND MET INDIAN CABINET MINISTERS AND OFFICIALS. THE SECRETARY-GENERAL INSPECTED AN GUARD OF HONOUR AND WAS FORMALLY WELCOMED BY DIPLOMATS STATIONED IN NEW DELHI.

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MRS INDIRA GANDHI, LATER PAID TRIBUTE TO U THANT AND SAID THERE WAS NO ALTERNATIVE TO THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN VIETNAM HE WAS TRYING TO ACHIEVE.

    AND U THANT, AT A BANQUET IN HIS HONOUR, WARNED THAT THE VIETNAM CONFLICT WAS IN DANGER OF WIDENING INTO A LARGER WAR WITH THE PROSPECT OF SPILLING OVER FRONTIERS.

    HE SAID HE DID NOT BELIEVE THERE WOULD BE ANY MORE TOWARDS PEACE WITHOUT AN END THERE UNITED STATES BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM.

    THE NEHRU AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING WAS FOUNDED IN MEMORY OF THE LATE INDIAN PRIME MINSTER, JAWAHARLAL NEHRU, MRS GANDHI'S FATHER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE6O7RR0YJJSSQUGEYR2PODX0I
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6O7RR0YJJSSQUGEYR2PODX0I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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