• Short Summary

    UN secretary General Dr Kurt Waldheim arrived in Damascus late Friday afternoon on the second stage of his Middle East tour.

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    UN Lear Jet arriving at airport



    UN Honour Guard



    Waldheim off aircraft and greeted by Mr Abed Alhalin Khaddam Syrian Foreign Minister.



    Dr Waldheim meeting UN and Syrian officials



    Motorcade off to Damascus



    Interior Official Guest House (one shot)



    Exterior Foreign Ministry



    Interior Waldheim entering and seated with Syrian FM



    GV Syrian and UN officials




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: UN secretary General Dr Kurt Waldheim arrived in Damascus late Friday afternoon on the second stage of his Middle East tour. He was greeted at the airport by the Syrian Foreign Minister with whom he began talks later in the evening. The talks are scheduled to resume on Saturday morning, then Dr Waldheim will meet with President Hafez al Assad. It is not known when, or if Dr Waldheim will meet with Palestinian leaders during his 36-hour stay in Syria, but there are unconfirmed reports that Dr Yassir Arafat, the leader of the PLO arrived in Damascus on Friday afternoon from Beirut.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4TPJ8THJO3LGSUA6BFSOQI4M6
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TPJ8THJO3LGSUA6BFSOQI4M6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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