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    FIELD MARSHAL ABDEL HAKIM AMER, THE FIRST TOP-RANKING EGYPTIAN OFFICIAL TO VISIT PARIS SINCE THE SUEZ CRISIS IN 1956, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (FRIDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

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    FIELD MARSHAL ABDEL HAKIM AMER, THE FIRST TOP-RANKING EGYPTIAN OFFICIAL TO VISIT PARIS SINCE THE SUEZ CRISIS IN 1956, ARRIVED IN PARIS TODAY (FRIDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE. FIELD MARSHAL AMER IS FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED AREAS REPUBLIC AND PRESIDENT NASSER'S TOP ADVISER.

    FRANCE AND BRITAIN BOMBED EGYPT AND LANDED TROOPS THERE IN 1956 AFTER ISRAEL INVADED THE SINAI PENINSULA FOLLOWING EGYPTIAN SEIZURE OF THE SUEZ CANAL. THE FIGHTING WHICH LAST SOME NINE DAYS, ENDED WITH A UNITED NATIONS - ORDERED CEASEFIRE.

    TODAY, A GUARD OF HONOUR STOOD TO ATTENTION AS FIELD MARSHAL AMER STEPPED DOWN FROM HIS PLANE IN AUTUMN RAIN. ABOUT 50 PEOPLE APPLAUDED AS THE FIELD MARSHAL WALKED UP A RAIN-SOAKED RED CARPET TO THE FLAG-DECKED RECEPTION HALL.

    FIELD MARSHAL AMER WILL SEE PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FOR 30 MINUTES TOMORROW AT THE ELYSEE PALACE, THE PRESIDENT'S PARIS RESIDENCE, BEFORE ATTENDING AN ELYSEE LUNCHEON IN HIS HONOUR. IT IS BELIEVED THAT ONE OF THE MAIN PURPOSES OF THE VISIT IS TO PAVE THE WAY FOR A LATER MEETING BETWEEN PRESIDENTS DE GAULLE AND NASSER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ST667SQJCLAN884SRDE6UPU2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ST667SQJCLAN884SRDE6UPU2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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