Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba arrived in Algiers on Monday (22 May) for a week-long visit.?
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PLANE ARRIVING AND BOURGUIBA DOWN STEPS: BOUMEDIENNE EMBRACES BOURGUIBA: BOTH PRESIDENT REVIEW HONOUR GUARD AND BOURGUIBA INTRODUCED TO ALGERIAN OFFICIALS AND WELCOMED BY CROWD.
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Background: Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba arrived in Algiers on Monday (22 May) for a week-long visit. This was his first visit to Algeria. He was met at the airport by Algerian President Houari Boumedienne, Foreign Minister Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, and head of Algeria's National Liberation Front (FLM) Party,M. Kaid Ahmed.
The two presidents will be discussing future joint projects to consolidate the union of Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia known as the North African Maghreb grouping.
This trip is not only President Bourguiba's first trip to Algeria, but also his first trip abroad since his serious illness three years ago. The two heads of state first met only month ago when president Boumedienne visited tunisia.
SYNOPSIS: Tunisian President Habib Bourguiba arrived in Algiers Monday for a week-long visit. Algerian President Houari Boumedienne was on hand when president Bourguiba descanted from the presidential jet.
The two men embraced warmly. This is President Bourguiba's first visit to Algeria. His trip is in return for one President Boumedienne made to Tunisia last month. The two men will be discussing future joint projects, and ways of consolidating the union of Algeria. Morocco and Tunisia.
President Bourguiba's welcome was large and war,. This is not only his first visit to Algeria, but also his first visit abroad since his serious illness there ago.