• Short Summary

    Ernesto Che Guevara, President of the Cuban National Bank, and the First Vice Trade Minister of Bulgaria, Latchezar Avramov, went to the Cuban Foreign Ministry in Havana October 7 to sign a trade agreement as a first step towards establishing diplomatic and commercial relationships between their two countries.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Foreign Ministry, Havana.
    0.05

    2.
    Two scenes .. Che Guevara enters Ministry.
    0.10

    3.
    SV Boris Nikolfcheff, Trade Representative of Bulgaria, and Avramov, first Vice Trade Minister of Bulgaria out of car at Ministry.
    0.16

    4.
    CU Olivares, Acting Foreign Minister of Cuba, PAN to Avramov as they sign diplomatic relations agreement.
    0.24

    5.
    LV Guevara signs trade agreement.
    0.29

    6.
    CU Guevara ditto PAN to Avramov signing.
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    CU Guevara.
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    8.
    CU Avramov.
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    9.
    SV Guevara and Avramov shake hands.
    0.49



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    Background: Ernesto Che Guevara, President of the Cuban National Bank, and the First Vice Trade Minister of Bulgaria, Latchezar Avramov, went to the Cuban Foreign Ministry in Havana October 7 to sign a trade agreement as a first step towards establishing diplomatic and commercial relationships between their two countries.

    Under the five-year treaty, Bulgaria will buy a minimum of 20,000-tons of Cuban sugar annually, and will also purchase other goods. In return, Cuba will buy agricultural machinery, diesel motors, water pumps, electrical articles, and bicycles.

    Also signed was a credit agreement and a technical and scientific aid agreement under which each nation will give the other "a technical credit of one million dollars".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC6WTDY7VAZOCPO80RAIYAK700
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6WTDY7VAZOCPO80RAIYAK700
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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