• Short Summary

    INDIA AND PAKISTAN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) CARRIED OUT THE FIRST EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS TAKEN DURING LAST SEPTEMBER'S FIGHTING OVER KASHMIR.

  • Description

    INDIA AND PAKISTAN YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) CARRIED OUT THE FIRST EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS TAKEN DURING LAST SEPTEMBER'S FIGHTING OVER KASHMIR. THE EXCHANGE TOOK PLACE AT NEW DELHI AIRPORT IN INDIA.

    SEVEN CAPTURED INDIAN AIR FORCE OFFICERS WERE FLOWN TO NEW DELHI FROM KARACHI AND EXCHANGED AT THE AIRPORT FOR THREE PAKISTANI AIRMEN.

    THE EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS WAS AGREED ON DURING THE TASHKENT TALKS BETWEEN PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN OF PAKISTAN AND INDIA'S LATE PREMIER, MR LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI.

    (AS THE PRISONERS WERE BEING EXCHANGED, ARMY COMMANDERS OF BOTH COUNTRIES WERE MEETING IN NEW DELHI TO DISCUSS THE WITHDRAWAL OF THEIR FORCES FROM THE POSITIONS THEY HELD AFTER THE CEASE-FIRE IN SEPTEMBER. A COMMUNIQUE LATER SAID THAT THE CHIEFS HAD FORMULATED A PLAN FOR DISENGAGEMENT ALONG THE INDIA-PAKISTAN BORDER.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAKON1NHBHCWI7TDOJL97NNRRQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAKON1NHBHCWI7TDOJL97NNRRQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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