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Brezhnev Visit / France #454453

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1971
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(Studio) Soviet Communist Party Chief Leonid I. Brezhnev arrives in Paris, France; talks of USSR -France friendship treaty.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Paris, France) President Georges Pompidou greets Brezhnev. He gets "chief of state" treatment. USSR wants to take advantage of diminished United States power in Europe. USSR wants French support for E.-W. European security cncl. Pompidou says entente between 2 cntrys. necessary. Brezhnev appeals for France-Soviet treaty. Mtg. cordial. 2 to discuss Indo-China, Middle E. and economy Brezhnev stays at Versailles, France. Crowd enthusiastic. Rightists burn Soviet flags and protest at Champs Elysees.
REPORTER: Aline Saarinen

Chancellor, John;
Saarinen, Aline

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