• Short Summary

    ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS VISIT TO BURMA, - APRIL 16 - PRIME MINISTER MR.

  • Description

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    LS CHOU EN-LAI AND U NU COMING UP THE GANGWAY.
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    2.
    MLS YACHT.
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    3.
    CHOU, U NU AND OTHERS RECEIVED IN YACHT.
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    4.
    CHOU SITS DOWN.
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    5.
    LS YACHT SAILING.
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    6.
    MS INTERIOR OF YACHT.
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    MS MUSICIANS ETC.,
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    MCU CHOU AND U NU.
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    9.
    MS DANCERS.
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    10.
    MS CHOU BEATS TIME.
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    11.
    MS DANCERS.
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    12.
    MS BURMESE VIP IN YACHT.
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    13.
    MS CHOU SHAKING HANDS WITH MUSICIANS AND DANCERS.
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    14.
    MCU DITTO.
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    Background: ON THE SECOND DAY OF HIS VISIT TO BURMA, - APRIL 16 - PRIME MINISTER MR. CHOU EN-LEI WAS TAKEN FOR A RIVER CRUISE BY HIS HOST, BURMESE PRIME MINISTER U NU.

    THE THREE-HOUR SIGHT-SEEING CRUISE FOLLOWED INSPECTION BY MR.CHOU EN-LAI OF A SPINNING AND WEAVING FACTORY NEAR RANGOON. LUNCHEON WAS SERVED IN THE BOAT, WHERE THE DISTINGUISHED GUEST WAS TREATED TO A PERFORMANCE OF BURMESE MUSIC AND DANCES.

    MR.CHOU EN-LAI APPEARED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OPEN SHIRT AND JACKET IN PLACE OF THE USUAL BUTTONED-UP TUNIC.

    HE AND HOST U NU WERE IN A RELAXED MOOD DURING THE THREE-HOUR BOAT TRIP AROUND THE CAPITAL. THE COMMUNIST LEADER JOKED, LAUGHED AND BEAT TIME TO THE RHYTHM OF BURMESE MUSIC.

    MR. CHOU, WHO ARRIVED IN RANGOON ON APRIL 15 ON A THREE-DAY VISIT ON HIS WAY TO INDIA, HAD TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER U NU AND BURMESE LEADERS ON THE SINO-BURMESE BORDER. REPORTS SAID THE TALKS WERE HELD IN A CORDIAL ATMOSPHERE, AND BURMESE OFFICIAL CIRCLES WERE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT A FRUITFUL OUTCOME OF THE TALKS AS FAR AS THE DEMARCATION OF THE BORDER BETWEEN THE COUNTRIES IS CONCERNED.

    MR. CHOU LEAVES RANGOON FOR INDIA ON 19TH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEB8FAS9KDGV2TG6W30CLUG3J3
    Media URN:
    VLVAEB8FAS9KDGV2TG6W30CLUG3J3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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