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    THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, FIELD MARSHAL ABDEL HAKIM AMER ARRIVED IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR DISCUSSIONS WITH THE NEW REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL WHICH ON SATURDAY DEPOSED THE PRESIDENT AHMED BEN BELLA.

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    THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, FIELD MARSHAL ABDEL HAKIM AMER ARRIVED IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR DISCUSSIONS WITH THE NEW REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL WHICH ON SATURDAY DEPOSED THE PRESIDENT AHMED BEN BELLA.

    THE FIELD MARSHAL FLEW IN A DAY AFTER THE COUP D'ETAT. COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, WHO HAS ASSUMED LEADERSHIP OF THE ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT, GREETED HIM AT THE AIRPORT.

    FIELD MARSHAL AMER WAS DUE TO LEAVE ALGERIA TODAY AFTER DISCUSSIONS WITH THE COUNTRY'S NEW LEADER AND THE REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL.

    MEANWHILE, OTHER DEVELOPMENTS FOLLOWING THE COUP HAVE BEEN THE RECOGNITION GIVEN TO THE NEW LEADERSHIP BY SEVERAL COUNTRIES, INCLUDING BRITAIN, AND THE POSTPONEMENT OF SOME COUNTRIES IN SENDING THEIR DELEGATIONS TO ALGIERS FOR THE AFRO-ASIAN CONFERENCE, SCHEDULED TO START NEXT WEEK.

    THIRTEEN AFRO-ASIAN COUNTRIES REPRESENTED AT THE CURRENT COMMONWEALTH PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN LONDON HAVE CALLED FOR THE ALGIERS CONFERENCE TO BE POSTPONED. THE NEW ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED TODAY IT HAD DESPATCHED SPECIAL ENVOYS TO SEVERAL COUNTRIES. ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAVE SAID THAT THE AFRO-ASIAN CONFERENCE WOULD GO ON AS ORIGINALLY PLANNED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4M6FPPLLJDSOAQI3ZEEW9SLJ7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4M6FPPLLJDSOAQI3ZEEW9SLJ7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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