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    MR. DUNCAN SANDYS, THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY FLEW TO NEW DELHI JUNE 15 FOR?

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    LV PLANE ARRIVES
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    SV MRS. MENON AND SIR PAUL GORE-BOOTH
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    SCU SANDYS LEAVES PLANE, GREETED BY MRS. MENON AND OTHERS.
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    SCU SANDYS WALKS FROM PLANE (TWO SHOT)
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    SV SANDYS INTO CAR.
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    SV INT..INDIAN OFFICIALS ARRIVE FOR TALKS BETWEEN DESAI AND SANDYS.
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    SV DESAI ARRIVES
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    SV DESAI GREETS SANDYS
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    SV SANDYS AND DESAI TALKING (THREE SHOTS)
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    Background: MR. DUNCAN SANDYS, THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY FLEW TO NEW DELHI JUNE 15 FOR TALKS WITH INDIAN LEADERS ON BRITAIN'S PLAN TO ENTER EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET AND THE INDIAN PROPOSAL TO BUY SOVIET MIG AIRCRAFT. MR. SANDYS WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY OFFICIALS INCLUDING MRS. LAKSHMI MENON, MINISTER OF STATE FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS; AND THE UK HIGH COMMISSIONER, SIR PAUL GORE-BOOTH.

    SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, MR. SANDYS BEGAN A FOUR-DAY PROGRAMME OF DISCUSSIONS BY MEETING MR. DESAI, THE INDIAN FINANCE MINISTER, AND INDIAN ECONOMIC EXPERTS. ON THE COMMON MARKET ISSUE, THEY DISCUSSED LIKELY EFFECTS ON INDIA'S EXPORTS AND EMERGENCY AID TO OVERCOME INDIA'S FOREIGN EXCHANGE CRISIS.

    REPORTS SAY MR. SANDYS WILL OFFER A WESTERN SUPERSONIC FIGHTER AIRCRAFT, AND A PROPOSAL TO MANUFACTURE THEM IN INDIA, IN AN EFFORT TO PERSUADE INDIA TO ABANDON HER PLAN TO BUY MIGS AND ASSEMBLE THEM FOR HER AIR FORCE. REPORTS ALSO SAY THAT THE INDIAN CABINET IS DEEPLY SPLIT OVER THE MOVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGHZ6MIKM0JVFI64LAUIAPOPO
    Media URN:
    VLVAGHZ6MIKM0JVFI64LAUIAPOPO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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