Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the Indian Prime Minister, arrived in Bonn today (Wednesday 10 November) on?
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SV Mrs. Gandhi with Brandt and others
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SV Mrs. Gandhi and Brandt inspect guard of honour.
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Background: Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the Indian Prime Minister, arrived in Bonn today (Wednesday 10 November) on the last leg of her world tour. She was taken by helicopter to an early meeting with West German Chancellor Willy Brandt in a moated castle in the lower Rhineland.
Mrs. Gandhi arrived from Paris for a three-day visit to West Germany. She is scheduled to meet President Gustav Heinemann later, and her official itinerary calls for three separate meetings with Herr Brandt.
The Prime Minister, who has been seeking to enlist support for her country in the East Pakistan refugee crisis, will also talk with Foreign Minister Walter Scheel, Finance and Economic Minister Karl Schiller and Economic Cooperation Minister Erhard Eppler.
SYNOPSIS: At Gymnich Castle in West Germany,'s lower Rhineland on Wednesday, Indian Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi arrived by helicopter for an early round of talks with Chancellor Willy Brandt. Mrs. Gandhi arrived from Paris for the last leg of her world tour during which she has been seeking to enlist support for her country in the East Pakistan refugee crisis.
Mrs. Gandhi's visit, which is scheduled to last until Friday, includes three sessions of talks with Her Brandt. She is also scheduled to meet with President Gustav Heinemann and Foreign Minister Walter Scheel. Observers have speculated that the question of India's relations with East Germany could be discussed. The two countries do not have full diplomatic ties, but it has been thought for some time that India is considering recognising East Germany.