• Short Summary

    THE RUMANIAN LEADER, PRESIDENT NICOLAE CEAUSESCU, ARRIVED IN PRAGUE TODY (THURSDAY) TO BEGIN TALKS WITH THE CZECHOSLOVAKIA LEADER.

  • Description


    AIRPORT CROWD; DUBCEK; CEAUSESCU GREETED; MOTORCADE FROM AIRPORT; CROWDS WAVING.




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    Background: THE RUMANIAN LEADER, PRESIDENT NICOLAE CEAUSESCU, ARRIVED IN PRAGUE TODY (THURSDAY) TO BEGIN TALKS WITH THE CZECHOSLOVAKIA LEADER. MR. ALEXANDER DUBCEK. THEY ARE TO DISCUSS BILATERAL AND GENERAL MATTERS INCLUDING REFORM OF THE EAST BLOC'S MILITARY ALLIANCE.

    THE RUMANIAN LEADER, WHO PLANS TO SPEND TWO DAYS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HAS BEEN AN INSISTENT VOICE CALLING FOR CHANGES IN THE PACT FOR YEARS.

    HE WILL ALSO DISCUSS HI COUNTRY'S TWENTY-YEAR TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP AND MUTUAL AID WITH THE NEW CZECHOSLOVAK LEADERS.

    THOUSANDS OF CZECHS WARMLY GREETED HIS ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT AND MANY MORE THOUSANDS LINED THE SIX-MILE (10 KM) ROUTE TO SEE HIM DURING A MOTORCADE.

    HIS VISIT FOLLOWS ONE LAT WEEK BY PRESIDENT TITO OF YUGOSLAVIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC93ADV2T8LFNY7L3PYUZZE8TN
    Media URN:
    VLVAC93ADV2T8LFNY7L3PYUZZE8TN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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