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From 50 Years Ago: Mutual Reassurance in Moscow

Vol II, No 44 NOVEMber 11, 1967

Mutual Reassurance in Moscow

That there was only one other non-Communist Prime Minister present and that too from next door, naturally draws special attention to Indira Gandhi’s decision to attend in person the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the October Revolution in Moscow. Leaders of other countries, on as friendly terms as we are with the Soviet Union, have contented themselves with sending messages of greeting. Why did Indira Gandhi decide to accept the Soviet invitation which must have been sent as a matter of courtesy to practically every country? … Her visit was, therefore, a gesture of friendship which she buttressed with the high praise that she bestowed on the achievements of the Soviet Union at a public meeting in the Capital on the eve of her departure for Moscow.

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