• Short Summary

    The Emperors of Japan and Ethiopia met for a banquet in Tokyo's moated Imperial Palace on Saturday (May 23).

  • Description

    The Emperors of Japan and Ethiopia met for a banquet in Tokyo's moated Imperial Palace on Saturday (May 23). Emperor Haile Selassie, making a five-day visit to Japan to attend Ethiopia's national day at Expo 70, was entertained to dinner by the Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako.

    Earlier, strict security precautions has been in force when Ethiopian ruler arrived at Tokyo airport. Six hundred police guarded the airport and the Emperor's route into Tokyo after an Ethiopian separatist organisation had threatened to blow up the country's pavilion at Expo 70.

    The 77-year-old Ethiopian leader was met at the airport by Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato. He was also present Saturday's dinner, together with Japan's Crown Prince Adihito and Princess Michiko.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4L6V6SC8LAWZ17MBYV4G0B5T7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4L6V6SC8LAWZ17MBYV4G0B5T7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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