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    The Indian Foreign Minister, Mr.

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    GV Indian Foreign Minister, R.D. Sathe, arriving at Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, out of car and greeted by official
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    SV INTERIOR Sathe and members of his delegation standing at conference table
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    SV Sathe and Pakistani Foreign Minister, Mr. S. Shah Nawaz, at table
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    CU Nawaz listening to remark and replying
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    CU Sathe and Indian delegation seated at table
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    TV Both delegations at talks
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    CU Documents on table
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    GV Delegations continue discussions
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    Mr. Nawaz told local newsmen he did not discount that the talks would move the two countries towards holding a summit meeting. Without offering details, he sad they would talk about the disquiet being felt in India on the American arming of Pakistan.





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    Background: The Indian Foreign Minister, Mr. R.D. Sathe, has been visiting Pakistan for two days of top-level talks. Mr. Sathe and his delegation met with Pakistani Foreign Minister, Mr. S. Shah Nawaz, on Tuesday (5 February), and Mr. Sathe was scheduled to talk with President Zia ul-Haq.

    SYNOPSIS: The Indian Foreign Minister arrives at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, the Pakistani federal capital. This was the first of two mornings of talks he was to have here with senior Foreign Office officials.

    Mr. Sathe had brought a letter for President Zia from Indian Prime minister Indira Gandhi. His main business was with Mr. Shah Nawaz. Islamabad newspapers said their topics included the United States' decision to arm Pakistan in the wake of the Soviet military moves in Afghanistan...and ways and means to improve relations between India and Pakistan.

    A spokesman for the Indian delegation said both sides wanted the talks to be 'all-embracing', without a fixed agenda.

    Beforehand, Mr. Sathe had said he was confident these talks would bring about greater understanding between the two countries, whose relations have often been strained.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3V0K1DAE6G24FXKDPOLA919GC
    Media URN:
    VLVA3V0K1DAE6G24FXKDPOLA919GC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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