• Short Summary

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR SHASTRI, HAS SENT MRS LAKSHMI PANDIT ON A GOODWILL VISIT TO WEST GERMANY AND WEST BERLIN AS HIS SPECIAL ENVOY.

  • Description

    THE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR SHASTRI, HAS SENT MRS LAKSHMI PANDIT ON A GOODWILL VISIT TO WEST GERMANY AND WEST BERLIN AS HIS SPECIAL ENVOY.

    MRS PANDIT HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN BONN, BEFORE FLYING TO WEST BERLIN, WHERE SHE MET PRESIDENT DR HENRICH LUEBKE, AND INSPECTED THE WALL DIVIDING THE CITY.

    EARLIER, IN BONN, MRS PANDIT SAID SHE WAS SATISFIED WITH TALKS SHE HAD WITH WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT LEADERS. SHE TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE: "THEIR APPROACH WAS ONE THAT I APPRECIATED."
    MRS PANDIT DECLINED TO SAY WHETHER THE WEST GERMAN VIEW OF THE DISPUTE BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN WAS IN AGREEMENT WITH INDIA'S BRANDING OF PAKISTAN AS AN "AGGRESSOR."
    HOWEVER, SHE CALLED FOR WESTERN PRESSURE ON PAKISTAN TO OBSERVE THE CEASEFIRE AND TO WITHDRAW ALLEGED PAKISTANI INFILTRATORS FROM INDIAN SOIL.

    MRS PANDIT SAID SHE HAD NOT RAISED THE QUESTION OF ECONOMIC AID WITH THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT.

    LATER SHE FLEW TO WEST BERLIN, MET PRESIDENT LUEBKE AND SAW THE WALL. MRS PANDIT FLIES TO LONDON ON SUNDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKKAH1G211P481EXVHW5LZ0XT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKKAH1G211P481EXVHW5LZ0XT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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