• Short Summary

    Sudanese Head of State Major General Jaafar Mohamed El-Nimeiry was warmly greeted by hundreds of East Berliners when he arrived for an official visit as part of his East European tour.

  • Description

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    LV People around aircraft
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    2.
    SV General Nimeiry down steps and greeted by Ulbricht
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    3.
    SV PAN Ulbricht and Nimeiry pass guard of honour
    0.29

    4.
    LV Troops parade
    0.34

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    SV Principals on review stand ZOOM TO troops march
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    6.
    SV Principals
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    GV Troops march ZOOM TO principals
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    GV Principals through cheering crowd
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    MV Principals shake hands with crowd
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    10.
    GV & SV Through crowd
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Sudanese Head of State Major General Jaafar Mohamed El-Nimeiry was warmly greeted by hundreds of East Berliners when he arrived for an official visit as part of his East European tour.

    A 21-gun salute was fired as East German leader Walter Ulbricht, backed by a guard of honour form the National Peoples Army, came out to greet the Sudanese leader.

    Major General Nimeiry is the first African head of state ever to pay an official visit to the East German state.

    In a brief speech at the East Berlin airport, General Nimeiry said that his government, which ousted that of former Prime Minister Mahgoub in May last year in a military take-over, was determined to strengthen relations with East Germany.

    Prior to his arrival in East Berlin Major General Nimeiry visited Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Poland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2JE7NW00SG8VASTH6WKBJT0V3
    Media URN:
    VLVA2JE7NW00SG8VASTH6WKBJT0V3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1970
    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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