President Nasser of Egypt and Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya attended a three hour military parade in Khartoum on Monday (May 25) marking the first anniversary of the Sudanese Revolution.
MV Aircraft landing at Khartoum airport
MV Nimeiry & others towards aircraft
MV Nasser waving from aircraft & down steps
LV PAN Crowds
CU Nimeiry & Nasser & others
MV Guards salute
MV Crowds with balloons banners flags
MV-CU Car through crowds Nasser, Nimeiry, Gaddafi
MV Soldiers march-past
MV The three on stand (2 shots)
CU CU & MV Crowds & parade
MV Nasser & others seated watching
MV Naval cadets past followed by Army (3 shots)
LV Helicopter with flag
MV Armoured unit past
LV Ships on water
MV People watching from trees armoured cars & tanks past (4 shots)
MV & CU Nasser & others watching (2 shots)
MV Crowds & soldiers
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Background: President Nasser of Egypt and Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libya attended a three hour military parade in Khartoum on Monday (May 25) marking the first anniversary of the Sudanese Revolution. The two leaders are also to hold discussions with Major-General Jaafar Mohammed El-Nimeiry of Sudan on their Tripartite alliance which came into being late last year.
The three leaders watched a display a display of modern aircraft and helicopters as well as amphibious vehicles and armoured units. Token military units from Egypt and Libya took part, symbolising solidarity between the three countries since they concluded a political, military and cultural cooperation pact last December.
The two-day Summit Conference will be the third since the Tripoli pact was signed. In the past few months the three countries have begun a number of joint development programmes and recently an agreement on economic and technical cooperation was signed in Cairo for the establishing of a Joint Bank, an increase of trade, and freedom of movement for people and capital.
Top items on the agenda are the Alliance's policy towards the United States, and latest situation on the military front.