• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING TALKS WITH ITALIAN LEADERS IN ROME, PRESIDENT TITO OF YUGOSLAVIA FLEW TO PISA TO MEET WITH EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER RIAD ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING TALKS WITH ITALIAN LEADERS IN ROME, PRESIDENT TITO OF YUGOSLAVIA FLEW TO PISA TO MEET WITH EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER RIAD ON SATURDAY. THE TWO MET IN THE VILLA OF SAN ROSSORE, LENT TO THE YUGOSLAV LEADER BY ITALIAN PRESIDENT GIUSEPPE SARAGAT. AN OFFICIAL COMMUNIQUE ON PRESIDENT TITO'S TALKS WITH THE ITALIAN PRESIDENT SAID BOTH WERE CONCERNED OVER THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND SUPPORTED THE NOW INACTIVE PEACE MISSION OF UNITED NATIONS MEDIATOR, GUNNAR JARRING.

    BEFORE FLYING TO MEET WITH PRESIDENT TITO, FOREIGN MINISTER RIAD MET WITH ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ALDO MORO. EGYPTIAN SOURCES SAID THAT ON RESULT OF THAT MEETING WAS ITALY AGREEING TO BACK THE PROJECTED SUEZ TO ALEXANDRIA OIL PIPELINE TO THE EXTENT OF 10 MILLION POUNDS STERLING. MR. RIAD ALSO SAID EGYPT WAS GRATEFUL TO THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT FOR ITS EFFORTS TOWARD A PEACE SETTLEMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

    PRESIDENT TITO AND MR. RIAD DISCUSSED THE TENSE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION IN THEIR PRIVATE TALK AT THE SEASIDE VILLA NEAR PISA. PRESIDENT TITO WAS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO BELGRADE ON MONDAY AFTER PAYING AN OFFICIAL CALL ON POPE PAUL AT THE VATICAN. MR. RIAD WAS TO FLY TO PARIS TO MEET WITH FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER MAURICE SCHUMANN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36BBY8Q1TSVLE3AN6J93ZKEJQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA36BBY8Q1TSVLE3AN6J93ZKEJQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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