• Short Summary

    A PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS OF ALGERIA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) COMMEMORATED THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF THE ALGERIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.

  • Description

    A PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS OF ALGERIA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) COMMEMORATED THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF THE ALGERIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE. PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE WATCHED A MARCH PAST OF CIVILIAN AND MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES.

    IN A MOVE TIMED TO COINCIDE WITH THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS, THE ALGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS IMPOSED STATE CONTROL ON ALL FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES. THE ORDER CAME INTO EFFECT ON ANNIVERSARY DAY. FROM NOW ON NO FOREIGN BANK WILL BE PERMITTED TO CONDUCT OVERSEAS DEALINGS.

    NATIONALISM WAS THE THEME THROUGHOUT THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS YESTERDAY. MARCHERS PARADED ALONG THE AVENUE OF THE PEOPLE'S NATIONAL ARMY, PAST A GROUP THAT INCLUDED THE PRESIDENT, SENIOR GOVERNMENT LEADERS AND FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES.

    BOY SCOUTS, GIRL GUIDES AND LOCAL SCHOOLCHILDREN LED THE MARCH. THEY WERE FOLLOWED BY AN ARMED FORCES CONTINGENT WHICH INCLUDED BRASS BANDS AND ARMOURED TRUCKS AND TANKS.

    A SOVIET DELEGATION - HEADED BY A MEMBER OF THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE - CAME TO ALGIERS TO TAKE PART IN THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS. GREETINGS HAVE BEEN SENT BY SEVERAL WORLD LEADERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5TVDFW161Z7B7IL58AVAMRI6L
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TVDFW161Z7B7IL58AVAMRI6L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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