• Short Summary

    ON MONDAY, CAIRO OFFICIALLY CELEBRATED THE RETURN OF EGYPTIAN TROOPS WHO HAVE BEEN ENGAGED IN THE YEMEN SINCE LAST SEPTEMBER.

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    ON MONDAY, CAIRO OFFICIALLY CELEBRATED THE RETURN OF EGYPTIAN TROOPS WHO HAVE BEEN ENGAGED IN THE YEMEN SINCE LAST SEPTEMBER.ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE UNITS ARRIVING BY TRAIN FROM SUEZ WERE GREETED BY PRESIDENT NASSER AND MR.BEN BELLA, THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER, WHO IS IN CAIRO ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT.

    CAIRO RAILWAY STATION WAS GAILY DECORATED WITH FLOWERS, FLAGS, GARLANDS, AND COLOURED LIGHTS.ENTHUSIASTIC CROWDS MILLED AROUND THE PRESIDENT AND BEN BELLA AS THEY WALKED ALONG THE PLATFORM TO SHAKE HANDS WITH MANY OF THE RETURNING TROOPS.

    LATER THERE WAS A PARADE THROUGH THE MAIN STREETS TO GOMHOURIYA (REPUBLIC) SQUARE WHERE THE TROOPS WERE REVIEWED BY PRESIDENT NASSER, THE ALGERIAN LEADER, AND FIELD MARSHALL ABDEL HAKIM AMER, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    PRESIDENT NASSER, ADDRESSING THE TROOPS, SAID THE EGYPTIAN "VICTORY" IN THE YEMEN WAS "THE TURNING POINT AFTER WHICH ARAB REVOLUTIONARY FORCES OVERTHREW INDIVIDUAL RULE IN IRAQ AND THE REACTIONARY REGIME IN SYRIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5HEPV52ORMUXDHTM7L5WF6CVX
    Media URN:
    VLVA5HEPV52ORMUXDHTM7L5WF6CVX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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