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    Hundreds of thousands of the residents of Asmara and its environs, staged a spontaneous mass rally in support of the June 7 revolutionary address of Comrade Lt.

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    Mass rally at Saba Stadium. holding various placards cond??? condemn the secessionist and reactionary Arabs. Address by representative of Asmara Overall Urban Dwellers Association, and peasants Association. also address by Comrade Wubishet Dessie, PMAC members, from the balcony. after a long speeches the mass rally marched in front the government representatives, by singing revolutionary songs. On the Asmara main road, ??? see the city of Asmara. empty road because of fuel distributions. now in the city mostly the main transport by horses, see the citizen line-up for breads. and other stuffs to get from the government. the government supplies the city foods and other staff by plane, story see the press cut.




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    Background: Hundreds of thousands of the residents of Asmara and its environs, staged a spontaneous mass rally in support of the June 7 revolutionary address of Comrade Lt. Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, Chairman of the PMAC and the Council of Ministers on situation in the Eritrea region. The mass rally was held at Saba Stadium, representatives of the 107 member of Asmara Overall Urban Dwellers Association, the Provisional Office for mass Organizational Affairs, peasants Associations and ma s organizations, as well as militant youth the women groups gave vent to vigorous expression of the patriotic sentiment. Several speakers on the occasion reaffirmed the revolutionary commitment of the Eritrean masses to undertake sacrifices, what so-ever to crush the separatist along with their reactionary accomplices. during the mass rally Maj. Wubishet Dessie, member of the PMAC, Brig. Gen. Merid Nigusse, Northern Sector Commander, Col. Fikru Wolde-Tensaie, Chief Administrator of Eritrea region, and others government official were presented.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA18F2FR3UE0NL1CCSO8O22N01A
    Media URN:
    VLVA18F2FR3UE0NL1CCSO8O22N01A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:20:00
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    N/A

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