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Hafez al-Asad, President of Syria and General Secretary of BAAS party, arrived in Moscow on an official visit on February 20.
He was greeted at Vnukovo airport by Leonid Brezhnev, Chairman of Supreme Soviet Presidium and General Secretary of Communist Party; Alexei Kosygin; Minister of Defence Dmitry Ustinov. It is the first visit of President Asad ??? for last three years. He visited the Soviet Union many times before.
It is expected the situation on the Middle East will be discu???sed during the talks starts on Feb 21.
Contains coverage of Soviet-Syrian talks in the Kremlin (Shot on Feb 21)
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