• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED IN TUNIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FROM ALGIERS.

  • Description

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED IN TUNIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) FROM ALGIERS. HE FLEW IN ON AN AIRCRAFT OF THE ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES TO BE GREETED BY PRESIDENT BOURGUI???A AND MR. MONGI SLIM, THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS. AFTER REVIEWING A DETACHMENT OF TROOPS, HAILE SELASSIE WAS DRIVEN TO TUNIS IN A MOTORCADE THROUGH STREETS LINES WITH CHEERING PEOPLE.

    THE EMPEROR IS REPORTED TO HAVE AGREED TO PRESIDE OVER A MEETING BETWEEN KING HASSAN AND PRESIDENT BEN BELLA IN A DID TO SETTLE THE FRONTIER CRISIS. ALGERIA HAS SUGGESTED THAT THE MEETING TAKE PLACE IN SWITZERLAND OR SCANDINAVIA, BUT MOROCCO HAS TURNED THESE PLACES DOWN. ALTERNATIVELY, SAID AN ALGERIAN SPOKESMAN, AN EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY (OUA) COULD BE HELD IN NEW YORK WHERE MANY OF THE FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE ATTENDING THE UNITED NATIONS.

    MEANWHILE, THE ARAB LEAGUE HAS SENT A DELEGATION TO ALGIERS TO HEAR VIEWS. PRESIDENT BEN BELLA SAW OFF EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE AND LEFT ON THE TRIP BACK TO THE CITY. SHORTLY AFTERWARDS, AN AIRCRAFT BRINGING MEDIATORS FROM THE ARAB LEAGUE FLEW IN. THE TEAM WAS LED BY MR. ABDEL HASSOUNA. THEY WERE WELCOMED BY MR. TEWFIK EL MADANI AND AMAR OUZEGANE. THEY SUBSEQUENTLY HAD TALKS WITH THE PRESIDENT BEN BELLA, THEN, AT THE END OF THE ONE-DAY VISIT, LEFT FOR RABAT AND FOR TALKS WITH KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DCVM20HQ804MSVM5CAHGGKW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DCVM20HQ804MSVM5CAHGGKW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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