February 24, 1960

EISENHOWER IN BRAZIL: Washington, 23 – US President Dwight D. Eisenhower arrived yesterday in Brasilia, the future capital of Brazil which is being built 950 kilometers northwest of Rio de Janeiro. About 100,000 people, the city’s new residents, as well as a long row of construction equipment, trucks and jeeps were lined up to greet the US president, who was greeted by his Brazilian counterpart and members of the government. Eisenhower later unveiled a marble plaque that was laid in the main square to commemorate his visit. KHRUSHCHEV IN INDONESIA: Moscow, 23 – According to Radio Moscow, Soviet Prime Minister Nikita Khrushchev arrived in Denpasar, the capital of the island of Bali, Indonesia, today, accompanied by Indonesian President Sukarno and welcomed by 200 young girls who tossed flowers in the path of the two leaders. The leaders and their foreign ministers began official talks later in the afternoon at a palace about 60 kilometers from Denpasar. According to a well-informed source, Sukarno was particularly insistent on the need to invite representatives from Asian and African countries to a forthcoming summit meeting. His request appears to have been met with approval.

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