A US Senate delegation led by Tennessee senator BAKER HOWARD HENRY JR. arrived in the?
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Background: A US Senate delegation led by Tennessee senator BAKER HOWARD HENRY JR. arrived in the USSR on January 7, 1979 on the invitation of the USSR Parliamentary group. The delegation visited Leningrad for a short sightseeing tour and on the next day, January 8, arrived by special plane to Moscow.
Recently another US Senate delegation visited the USSR and talked to deputies of the USSR Supreme Soviet and party and government leaders on various aspects of US-USSR relations. That delegations led by sen..A.Ribikoff was composed mostly of democratic senators.
The now visiting senate delegation consists mostly of republicans. It has come to the USSR to discuss above all some aspects of the coming SALT-2 agreement.
On January 8 the US senators were received in the Soviet parliamentary group in the premises of the Praesidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet. The Soviet side was represented