• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA WAS WELCOMED BY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE, THE SHAH OF IRAN AND EMPRESS FARAH, WHEN HE ARRIVED AT MEHRABAD AIRPORT, TEHRAN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), TO BEGIN A WEEK LONG STATE VISIT.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA WAS WELCOMED BY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE, THE SHAH OF IRAN AND EMPRESS FARAH, WHEN HE ARRIVED AT MEHRABAD AIRPORT, TEHRAN YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), TO BEGIN A WEEK LONG STATE VISIT.THE PRESIDENT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY 75 PERSONS.

    A 21 GUN SALUTE GREETED THE GUESTS, WHO WERE INTRODUCED TO LEADING MEMBERS OF THE SHAH'S GOVERNMENT AND THEIR WIVES.THE TWO NATIONAL ANTHEMS WERE PLAYED AS THE LEADERS TOOK THE SALUTE.MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS WERE ALSO PRESENT.

    EARLIER THE PRESIDENT - WHO HAD BEEN ON A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO KUWAIT - WAS FARWELLED AT KUWAIT AIRPORT BY THE RULER AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS.HIS IRAN TOUR INCLUDES VISITS TO ISFAHAN AND SHIRAZ.

    ONLY THREE DAYS AGO (FRIDAY) A LEBANESE NEWSPAPER DESCRIBED PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA'S MIDDLE EAST TOUR AS PART OF "A SECRET PLAN ON THE PALESTINE QUESTION".THIS FOLLOWED HIS REPORTED STATEMENT THAT IF ARAB STATES BOYCOTTED WEST GERMANY THEY MIGHT SUFFER MORE THAN BONN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA216MQ0K1KADFWPKC8GRMXRGMF
    Media URN:
    VLVA216MQ0K1KADFWPKC8GRMXRGMF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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