• Short Summary

    KING HASSAN YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) CELEBRATED THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ACCESSION TO THE THRONE OF MOROCCO.

  • Description

    KING HASSAN YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) CELEBRATED THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ACCESSION TO THE THRONE OF MOROCCO.

    THE KING CHOSE THE OCCASION TO ANNOUNCE THAT HE HAD ASKED THE SPANISH HEAD OF STATE, GENERAL FRANCO, TO RETURN THE SPANISH ENCLAVE OF SIDI IFNI TO MOROCCO.

    KING HASSAN, AGED 37, IN AN ANNIVERSARY SPEECH, SAID THAT PUTTING AN END TO THE SPANISH 'COLONIAL ADVENTURE' WAS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY. THE RETURN OF SIDI IFNI, SAID THE MONARCH, HAD BEEN RECOMMENDED BY THE UNITED NATIONS.

    KING HASSAN SUCCEEDED TO THE MONARCH IN MARCH, 1961, ON THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER KING MOHAMMED, WHO HAD REIGNED FOR 34 YEARS. AS THE MONARCH HE HOLDS SUPREME CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY IN MOROCCO. HE IS, AS KING, THE EMIR-EL-MUMININ, THE LEADER OF MOROCCO'S MOSLEMS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2RLD4O3Z5F3371OCCKKB8KGA3
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RLD4O3Z5F3371OCCKKB8KGA3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment