• Short Summary

    President Alfredo Stroessner of Paraguay arrived in Madrid on Monday (16 July) for a four-day state visit to Spain at the invitation of General Franco.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Soldiers on parade at Madrid Airport
    0.03

    2.
    GV, SV Plane taxiis (3 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    GV Airport terminal
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    4.
    GV President Stroessner greeted by General Franco & others
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    5.
    SV Flags
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    6.
    SVs Both leaders across tarmac, newsmen look on (3 shots)
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    7.
    MV Flags
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    8.
    STV ZOOM OUT GV President meets Spanish Ministers, others watch (2 shots)
    0.56

    9.
    MV PAN Car & escorts away
    1.02



    Initials SGM/0265 SGM/0312



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Alfredo Stroessner of Paraguay arrived in Madrid on Monday (16 July) for a four-day state visit to Spain at the invitation of General Franco.

    General Stroessner, the first Paraguayan President to visit Spain, landed at Madrid's Barajas Airport after an overnight stop in the Canary Islands and a twenty-four-hour flight across the Atlantic.

    During General Stroessner's stay, it's expected that Spain and Paraguay will sign an agreement to increase trade and cultural co-operation between the two nations.

    The Paraguayan President, who's 60, will receive the Freedom of the City of Madrid and will be among the guests at a reception on Wednesday (18 July) to mark the 37th anniversary of the Nationalist uprising that brought General Franco to power.

    He will leave for West Germany on Friday (20 July),
    SYNOPSIS: At Madrid's Barajas Airport on Monday, Spanish troops lined up for the arrival of President Alfredo Stroessner of Paraguay. The first President of his country to visit Spain, President Stroessner landed in a Paraguayan aircraft after an overnight stop in the Canary Islands.

    The Paraguayan President was met by General Franco, who issued the invitation for President Stoessner's state visit.

    During the President's stay, Spain and Paraguay are expected to sign an agreement to increase trade and cultural cooperation between the two countries.

    President Stroessner who is 60, will receive the Freedom of the City of Madrid and will be among the guests at a reception on Wednesday to mark the thirty-seventh anniversary of the Nationalist uprising that brought General Franco to power.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1CVHD5KZS90CBGYSGD8QJ08BY
    Media URN:
    VLVA1CVHD5KZS90CBGYSGD8QJ08BY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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