• Short Summary

    The Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates resumed its session in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (25 July) after it was interrupted by the hijacking of the Japanese jumbo jet the previous weekend.

  • Description

    The Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates resumed its session in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (25 July) after it was interrupted by the hijacking of the Japanese jumbo jet the previous weekend.

    The landing of the jet at Dubai Airport, and the three days of tension before the 'plane took off again for its eventual destination of Libya, threw the governments of the collection of tiny emirates into turmoil.

    Sheikh Zeid Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the UAE acted as a mediator with the hijackers.

    Sheih Zeid president at the resumed session of the Supreme Council -- the highest authority in the UAE. The Council was discussing ways of strengthening the union.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5JTTF0XIEG5MHGXUHK0UQ8IOT
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JTTF0XIEG5MHGXUHK0UQ8IOT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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