• Short Summary

    On June 27th at 3 p.m.

    Moscow time President of the United States of America Richard?

  • Description

    On June 27th at 3 p.m.

    Moscow time President of the United States of America Richard Nixon and his wife
    Patricia Nixon arrived in Moscow.

    They were met at the airport by Leonid Brezhnev, General Secretary of the CPSU
    Central Committee, Nikolay Podgorny, Chairman of the USSR Supreme Soviet
    Presidium, Alexey Kosygin, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, USSR
    Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrey Gromuko, USSR Ambassador in the USA Antoly
    Dobrynin, vice-chairmen of the USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium, vice-chairmen of
    the USSR Council of Ministers, USSR Ministers.

    President and his wife were greeted at the gangway by wives of Leonid Brezhnev,
    Andrey Gromyko and Anatoly Dorbrynin.

    President R. Nixon is accompanied by US Secretary of State and National security
    adviser Henry Kissinger and other members of the Presidential staff and State
    Department officials.

    - President of the United States of America A guard of Honour of the three armed
    services is drawn up in honour of your arrival at the capital of the Soviet
    Union heros city Moscow. The commander of the guard of honour major Makarov!
    National anthems of the United States of America and the Soviet Union are being
    played.

    US President and General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee are heartily
    welcomed by representatives of Moscow public gathered at the airport.

    Richard Nixon was greeted by the staff members of the US Ambassy in the Soviet
    Union and members of the families. US Ambassador in the USSR Mr. Stessel who
    belongs to the Presidential party was at the airport too.

    Then there was a march-passet of the guard of honour of the three armed services
    - infantry, air force and Navy.

    From the airport President Nixon together with L. Brezhnev, N. Podgorny and A.

    Kosygin went to the city accompanied by an outrider-escort.

    The streets of Moscow through which the presidential motorcade passed were
    decked out with flags of the Soviet Union and the United States of America as
    well as with posters: "Welcome, President Nixon !".

    All along the presidential route many thousands of Moscwovities who gathered in
    the streets and squares greeted Mr. Nixon and Soviet leaders.

    The Presidential motor-cade drives into the Kremlin where the residence of
    Richard Nixon is. On the same day the first meeting between Leonid Brezhnev,
    General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee and President Richard Nixon was
    held at the Kremlin. In the evening a dinner was given in honour of US President
    at which Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev exchanged friendly speeches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEDXI97781LZMDH4ZCQ2GAUUYB
    Media URN:
    VLVAEDXI97781LZMDH4ZCQ2GAUUYB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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