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    PRESIDENT KOSYGIN OF THE SOVIET UNION YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) PAID A VISIT TO PORT SAID, DURING A BREAK FROM HIS FORMAL TALKS WITH THE EGYPTIAN LEADER, PRESIDENT NASSER.

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    TWO MEN IN PORT SAID; AND AT MEMORIAL TO EGYPTIANS WHO DIED IN 1956 ZUEZ CAMPAIGN.




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    Background: PRESIDENT KOSYGIN OF THE SOVIET UNION YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) PAID A VISIT TO PORT SAID, DURING A BREAK FROM HIS FORMAL TALKS WITH THE EGYPTIAN LEADER, PRESIDENT NASSER.

    THE TWO MEN SAILED TO PORT SAID FROM ALEXANDRIA ABOARD PRESIDENT NASSER'S YACHT, AL-HURRIYA.

    PRESIDENT KOSYGIN IS MAKING HIS FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO A NON-COMMUNIST NATION SINCE HE TOOK OVER FROM MR. KHRUSCHEV 18 MONTHS AGO.

    DURING THEIR TOUR OF THE CITY, THE TWO LEADERS VISITED A MARTYRS MEMORIAL' COMMEMORATING THE EGYPTIAN CITIZENS WHO DIED DURING THE SUEZ CAMPAIGN OF 1956. THEY STOOD IN SILENCE FOR A MINUTE AFTER LAYING WREATHS ON THE MEMORIAL.

    LATER, THEY VISITED THE BUSY DOCK AREA, WHERE FIRST BUILDING WORKS OF WHAT WILL BE THE FREE PORT OF PORT SAID WILL SHORTLY TAKE SHAPE.

    PRESIDENT NASSER AND PRESIDENT KOSYGIN LEFT PORT SAID BY RAIL AFTER THEIR VISIT FOR CAIRO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE3CR350SI0AQYIVHO9DBM1I05
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3CR350SI0AQYIVHO9DBM1I05
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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