President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan arrived in Baghdad from Kuwait on Tuesday (May 30) on the third leg of a 13-day tour of 14 Arab and African countries, in preparation for his negotiations with India, starting June 28.
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SV President Bakr and party move forward
SV President Bhutto down aircraft steps and greeted (2 shots)
GV Guard of honour (2 shots)
SV Bhutto inspects guard of honour
SV Bhutto receives flowers from children
SV Motorcycle escort
GV Bhutto's car away with escort (2 shots)
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Background: President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan arrived in Baghdad from Kuwait on Tuesday (May 30) on the third leg of a 13-day tour of 14 Arab and African countries, in preparation for his negotiations with India, starting June 28.
President Bhutto was in Baghdad for several hours, during which he had talks with President Ahmed Hassan Bakr and discussed Pakistan's problems with India.
The Pakistani leader and Mrs. Andira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, are due to meet in India on June 28.
Before he left Pakistan on May 28, President Bhutto told reporters the tour was part of the journey he began in January when he visited sight Moslem states in four days, as newly installed leader of a truncated Pakistan.
From Baghdad the Pakistani President flew on the Beirut, Lebanon.
SYNOPSIS: President Bhutto of Pakistan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday on the third stage of his continuing round of discussions with Arab and African leaders. He was greeted at the airport by President Bakr and senior Iraqi Government leaders......
President Bhutto's tour is taking him to fourteen countries in thirteen days. The talks are in preparation for negotiations later in June with the India Prime Minister, Mrs. Gandhi After airport formalities President Bhutto and President Bakr met at the Republican Palace in Baghdad to discuss Pakistani-Indian problems.........
Earlier this year, when the Pakistani leader visited a number of Moslem States he thanked them for their support during his county's war with India. He describes the current tour as the second part of that earlier journey.