INTRODUCTION: The leader of the Libyan People's Jamahariyah, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was in Hungary yesterday (23 September) to continue his talks with Hungarian leaders of future economic co-operation.
GV Peace Agricultural Co-operative, in Szolnok, Zagyvarekas County.
GV INTERIOR Co-operative Chairman Kalman Budai, welcoming Gaddafi.
SV PULL BACK GV Budai and Gaddafi drinking refreshments with President Pal Lononci ZOOM IN CU Gaddafi.
GV EXTERIORS Visitors in maize field. (2 SHOTS)
SV PAN INTERIOR Libyan delegation touring poultry processing plant. (2 SHOTS)
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Background: INTRODUCTION: The leader of the Libyan People's Jamahariyah, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was in Hungary yesterday (23 September) to continue his talks with Hungarian leaders of future economic co-operation. During the morning, he visited a farming co-operative outside the capital, Budapest.
SYNOPSIS: On his arrival at the 7,000-hectare co-operative, Colonel Gaddafi was welcomed by its chairman Kalman Budai. Both the Libyan leader and Hungarian President Pal Lononci, who accompanied him, were given a brief history of the farm, which is now one of Hungary's most highly mechanised agricultural units.
During the same day. Colonel Gaddafi and leaders of the Hungarian government held talks, described in an official communique as cordial and friendly. The discussions centred on international topics with special reference to the Middle East and United States policy, which the Libyan leader said was threatening world peace.
The visitors made a tour of the co-operative and were shown experimental fields of maize. Some of the product of co-operative farm is exported to countries in the Middle East. Hungary is reported anxious to increase its trade with Libya in order to earn much-needed foreign currency. Economic co-operation was on the agenda of the talks being held between the Libyan delegation and Hungarian government departments.