• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE'S EFFORT TO MEDIATE IN THE ALGERIAN - MOROCCAN FRONTIER CRISIS HAVE FAILED SO FAR TO BRING RESULTS.

  • Description

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE'S EFFORT TO MEDIATE IN THE ALGERIAN - MOROCCAN FRONTIER CRISIS HAVE FAILED SO FAR TO BRING RESULTS.THIS MORNING (WEDNESDAY) HE WAS SEEN OFF BY PRESIDENT BEN BELLA, FROM ALGIERS AIRPORT.YESTERDAY, (TUESDAY), FIGHTING FLARED UP AGAIN, WHEN ABOUT 300 ALGERIAN TROOPS, SUPPORTED BY HEAVY ARTILLERY AND MORTAR FIRE, LAUNCHED A CONCENTRATED ATTACK ON HASSI BEIDA AND TINJOUB - THE TWO DISPUTED FRONTIER POSTS.

    FILM, SHOT LAST SATURDAY (OCTOBER 19TH), SHOWS ALGERIAN VOLUNTEERS, KITTED OUT WITH UNIFORMS AND ARMS, ARRIVING AT COLOMB BECHAR, BEFORE MOVING UP TO THE FRONT.ON THE AIRFIELD AT COLOMB BECHAR, THREE RUSSIAN BUILT MIG FIGHTERS OF THE ALGERIAN AIRFORCE STAND READY FOR ACTION.

    YESTERDAY'S ACTION, ENDS THE 'UNOFFICIAL' CEASEFIRE, WHICH LASTED WHILE EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE TRIED TO ARRANGE A MEETING BETWEEN PRESIDENT BEN BELLA AND KING HASSAN.LATEST REPORTS SAY THAT INSPITE OF THE HEAVY FIGHTING, THE TWO DISPUTED POSTS ARE STILL IN THE HANDS OF THE MOROCCANS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA22L4AVN6X0W9OMF2JQNYFCYPS
    Media URN:
    VLVA22L4AVN6X0W9OMF2JQNYFCYPS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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