His Excellency the President of the Italian Republic, Giovanni Gronchi, arrived in Ankara on November 11, on a State visit.
L.V. Plane taxi-ing in Esenboga Airfield, in Ankara.
G.V. Sabre Jets fly overhead.
L.V. President Gronchi and wife stepping down from plane
Shot Showing feet of President walking towards the Turkish President Bayar.
S.V. Showing Mrs. Gronchi shaking hands with the Turkish President and his wife.
Turkish President shaking hands with Minister Pella.
S.V. President Gronchi shaking hands with Turkish President again.
L.V. President Gronchi shaking hands with Mr. Koraltan-The President of the Turkish Chamber.
S.V. President Gronchi being introduced to various Ministers.
Side V. Ditto.
Long V. President Gronchi on dais- on his left Turkish President - standing to attention whilst Nationale Anthem is being played.
S.V. The two Presidents
G.V. Cars through crowded street
Travel Shot. Showing crowd lining route.
S.C.U. Showing wreath that President Gronchi will lay on the tomb of Ataturk.
S.V. Past camera -President Gronchi walking towards tomb
Long V. Towards -Headed by wreath followed by Gronchi and party.
G.V. Mosoleum showing party walking up steps.
Side V. President Gronchi lays wreath on tomb.
Side V. President Gronchi standing to attention.
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Background: His Excellency the President of the Italian Republic, Giovanni Gronchi, arrived in Ankara on November 11, on a State visit.
Accompanied by his wife, the Italian President arrived at Esenboga airport in a private LAI 'plane, to a warm welcome from the Turkish crowd.
Awaiting Signor Gronchi were the Turkish President Bayar and his wife, President of the Turkish Chamber, Mr. Koraltan and Prime Minister Menderes.
Later the same day, President Gronchi laid a wreath at the Ataturks Mausoleum.
The Iranian President planned to stay in Turkey for four days during which time he would visit also Istanbul. Italy has important economic interests in Turkey and is naturally anxious to remove the obstacles which have made trade exchanges difficult at times.