• Short Summary

    THE CEASEFIRE IN THE YEMEN IS BEGINNING TO TAKE EFFECT.ALREADY THE WORD TO STOP FIGHTING?

  • Description

    THE CEASEFIRE IN THE YEMEN IS BEGINNING TO TAKE EFFECT.ALREADY THE WORD TO STOP FIGHTING HAS GONE OUT TO BOTH SIDES IN THE THREE-YEAR-OLD CONFLICT FOLLOWING YESTERDAY'S (TUESDAY'S) AGREEMENT BETWEEN KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA AND PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC TO END THE YEMENI WAR.

    THREE DAYS OF TALKS BETWEEN THE TWO LEADERS IN JEDDAH BROUGHT ABOUT THE IMMEDIATE END TO HOSTILITIES AND SUPPORT BY BOTH SAUDI ARABIA AND U.A.R.FOR THE OPPOSING FACTIONS.UNDER THE AGREEMENT, SAUDI ARABIA AGREES TO HALT AT ONCE ITS MILITARY HELP TO THE ROYALISTS WHILE THE U.A.R.UNDERTAKES TO WITHDRAW ITS TROOPS -- ESTIMATED AT 50,000 -- WHO HAVE BEEN SUPPORTING THE REPUBLICAN REGIME.

    WITHDRAWAL OF UNITED ARAB REPUBLICAN TROOPS WILL START ON NOVEMBER THE 23RD AND LAST 10 MONTHS.ON THE SAME DAY, A REPRESENTATIVE CONFERENCE OF YEMENIS WILL MEET IN HARADH TO ARRANGE A PLEBISCITE IN WHICH THE PEOPLE MUST CHOOSE WHAT KIND OF GOVERNMENT THEY WANT.THE CONFERENCE WILL ALSO DECIDE ON HOW THE COUNTRY IS TO BE RUN IN THE MEANTIME.

    THE AGREEMENT ADDED THAT IF NECESSARY BOTH COUNTRIES WILL CO-OPERATE IN ENFORCING THE PLAN TO END THE WAR.A JOINT COMMISSION WILL SUPERVISE THE CEASEFIRE AND SET UP FRONTIER CHECKS TO STOP MILITARY AID ENTERING THE YEMEN.

    (AFTER SIGNING THE AGREEMENT PRESIDENT NASSER FLEW BACK TO CAIRO, TO PREPARE FOR HIS VISIT TO THE U.S.S.R.ON SATURDAY.LATER.KING FEISAL IS EXPECTED TO VISIT CAIRO FOR FURTHER TALKS, PROBABLY LATE IN SEPTEMBER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5V877V3W20WICNFML88Y19WVE
    Media URN:
    VLVA5V877V3W20WICNFML88Y19WVE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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