• Short Summary

    General Mohammed Siad Barre, Chairman of Somalia's Revolutionary Command Council, arrived in Cairo on Monday (15 November) for a one-day stopover en route to Moscow.

  • Description

    General Mohammed Siad Barre, Chairman of Somalia's Revolutionary Command Council, arrived in Cairo on Monday (15 November) for a one-day stopover en route to Moscow. He was greeted on arrival by President Sadat, and later placed a wreath on the tomb of the late President Nasser.

    SYNOPSIS: General Mohammed Siad Barre, Chairman of Somalia's Revolutionary Command Council, arrived in Cairo on Monday for a brief stopover on his way to Moscow. He was greeted at Cairo airport by President Anwar Sadat and other Egyptian leaders. General Siad was to spend only a day in Cairo before continuing his journey.

    General Siad, accompanied by President Sadat, inspected a special guard of honour.

    Both General Siad and president Sadat were presented with bouquets of flowers by schoolchildren as part of the welcome. The General had a brief but friendly talk with a group of wellwishers before leaving the airport.

    In Cairo the Somalian leader was taken to the tomb of the late President Gamal Abdul Nasser, where he was to lay a wreath alongside others already there.

    General Siad was beginning 2-week tour which will also take him to the Soviet Union, Syria, and Iraq.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XX5NR8RQMLG8KB2NRTPN7SKB
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XX5NR8RQMLG8KB2NRTPN7SKB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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