• Short Summary

    President Hamani Diori of Niger arrived in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday (9th November) for a day of talks with Egyptian Government members about the Middle East situation.

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    President Hamani Diori of Niger arrived in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday (9th November) for a day of talks with Egyptian Government members about the Middle East situation. President Diori's visit to Egypt ended a tour which took him to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia in five days. He said the aim of the tour was to find out the precise situation in the Middle East with an on-the-spot look at recent developments.

    The Niger President was greeted on his arrival in Cairo by Egyptian Vice-President Hussein Shafie and other Government officials. He was expected to have talks with President Anwar Sadat before his departure on Saturday (10th November), but there were no reports that the meeting had taken place. The President was to have hosted a banquet in honour of President Diori, but his place was taken at the list moment by Vice-President Shafie.

    It's believed the talks concerned African problems and bilateral relations, as well as the Middle East. Niger is among African states which broke off diplomatic relations with Israel in support of the Arab cause.

    SYNOPSIS: President Hamani Diori of Niger arrived in Cairo on Friday for a day of talks with Egyptian Government members about the situation in the Middle East. President Diori's visit ended a tour which took him to Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia in five days.

    President Diori was greeted on his arrival in Cairo by Egyptian Vice-President Hussien Shafie and Dr. Higazy, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance. He said the aim of ??? quick tour was to find out the precise situation int he Middle East with an on-the-spot look at recent developments. His visit was to last only twenty four hours.

    The Niger leader was expected to have tall with President Anwar Sadat, but there were no reports that the meeting had taken place. The President was to have hosted a banquet in honour of President Diori, but his place was taken at the last moment by Vice-President Shafie.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2XPX2DKIKHXVTTBHYF301LRMR
    Media URN:
    VLVA2XPX2DKIKHXVTTBHYF301LRMR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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