• Short Summary

    SEVERAL HEADS OF DELEGATIONS ARRIVED IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (19 DECEMBER) EN ROUTE TO THE FIFTH ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE WHICH BEGAN IN RABAT, MOROCCO, TODAY.

  • Description

    SEVERAL HEADS OF DELEGATIONS ARRIVED IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (19 DECEMBER) EN ROUTE TO THE FIFTH ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE WHICH BEGAN IN RABAT, MOROCCO, TODAY. THEY WERE MET AND GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY ALGERIA'S PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE AND THE COUNTRY'S FOREIGN MINISTER, M. ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA.

    THE SUMMIT BEGAN TODAY WITH THE LEADERS OF 14 ARAB STATES AND THE PALESTINIAN GUERILLA ORGANISATIONS MEETING TO DISCUSS THEIR CONFRONTATION WITH ISRAEL.

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE LIBYAN REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, COLONEL MUAMMAR GADDAFI, WAS AMONG THE FIRST TO ARRIVE AND BE GREETED. HE WAS FOLLOWED BY THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF IRAQ, MR. HADANE TAKRITI, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE SUDANESE REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, MAJOR-GENERAL JAAFAR EL NIMEIRY.

    ALL THREE ARAB LEADERS WERE GIVEN A FULL AIRPORT WELCOMING CEREMONY, WITH A GUARD OF HONOUR AND A MILITARY BAND THAT PLAYED THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF THEIR COUNTRIES AS THEY STEPPED OFF THEIR PLANES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4UAP3FOSP63TN0D9SI5NYWA1M
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UAP3FOSP63TN0D9SI5NYWA1M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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