• Short Summary

    THE HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS EUROPEAN OFFICE, SIGNOR SPINELLI, LEFT GENEVA AIRPORT FOR THE CONGO REPUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 19.

  • Description

    THE HEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS EUROPEAN OFFICE, SIGNOR SPINELLI, LEFT GENEVA AIRPORT FOR THE CONGO REPUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 19. SIGNOR SPINELLI, A FORMER ITALIAN DIPLOMAT, WAS ACTING ON THE DIRECTION OF U.N. UNDER SECRETARIES WHO HAVE BEEN HOLDING EMERGENCY MEETINGS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF MR. DAG HAMMARSKJOELD, THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN AN AIR CRASH ON SEPTEMBER 18 WHILE ON HIS WAY TO NDOLA, NORTHERN RHODESIA, FOR PEACE TALKS WITH KATANGA PRESIDENT TSHOMBE.

    SIGNOR SPINELLI, WHO IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PART IN THE RESUMED PEACE NEGOTIATIONS WITH PRESIDENT TSHOMBE, WAS ACCOMPANIED BY MR. KNUT HAMMARSKJOELD, THE 39-YEAR-OLD NEPHEW OF MR. HAMMARSKJOELD. A MEMBER OF THE SWEDISH FOREIGN SERVICE, MR. KNUT HAMMARSKJOELD, IS ON LOAN TO THE SECRETARIAT OF THE EUROPEAN FREE TRADE AREA.

    ALSO IN THE U.N. PARTY WERE M. CLAUDE DE KEMOULARIA, HEAD OF U.N. INFORMATION SERVICES, AND M. ROULET, U.N. LEGAL EXPERT WHO IS EXPECTED TO TAKE THE PLACE OF MR. VLADIMIR FABRI, AN AMERICAN, WHO WAS KILLED IN THE PLANE CRASH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1HYHIF3QZ6J254MPT2LTL5JLO
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HYHIF3QZ6J254MPT2LTL5JLO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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