• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN ADEN, SIR RICHARD TURNBULL, WHO IS BEING REPLACED, LEFT ADEN FOR LONDON THIS MORNING (TUESDAY).

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    THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN ADEN, SIR RICHARD TURNBULL, WHO IS BEING REPLACED, LEFT ADEN FOR LONDON THIS MORNING (TUESDAY). HE HAD HELD THE POST FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS.

    AS SIR RICHARD LEFT, TWO BRITISH AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS WERE LYING OFF ADEN. THEY ARE THERE FOR JOINT EXERCISES WITH THE BRITISH ROYAL AIR FORCE BASED IN ADEN. THE TWO CARRIERS, HERMES, 23,000 TONS, AND VICTORIOUS, 30,530 TONS, ARE JOINING AIR FORCE JETS IN SHOWS OF STRENGTH, FLYING PATROLS UP TO THE YEMEN BORDER.

    THERE WAS A CEREMONIAL FAREWELL FOR THE DEPARTING HIGH COMMISSIONER. HE TOOK THE SALUTE AT A SIMPLE AIRPORT CEREMONY. A FLYPAST OF HUNTER FIGHTERS WAS FOLLOWED BY A 17 GUN SALUTE.

    BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY GEORGE BROWN ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT 57 YEAR-OLD SIR RICHARD TURNBULL WILL BE REPLACED BY SIR HUMPHREY TREVELYAN. SIR HUMPHREY IS EXPECTED IN ADEN LATER THIS WEEK.

    THE TWO AIRCRAFT CARRIERS ARE LYING OFF STEAMER POINT. BETWEEN THEM THEY HAVE ABOUT 50 PLANES, INCLUDING BUCCANEERS, SEA VIXENS, AND HELICOPTERS. DURING THIS WEEK THE AIRCRAFT FROM THE TWO CARRIERS ARE JOINING AIR FORCE PLANES FOR EXERCISES WITH THE SOUTH ARABIAN ARMY. THEY ARE FLYING IN A GROUND SUPPORT ROLE TO GIVE THE ARAB SOLDIERS EXPERIENCE IN GROUND-TO-AIR CO-OPERATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1U9QYGM6WGR9TPGTFF66NB6Q2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1U9QYGM6WGR9TPGTFF66NB6Q2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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