• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S NEW AMBASSADOR TO CAIRO, SIR HAROLD BEELEY, LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT NASSER, MARKING THE RESUMPTION OF FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S NEW AMBASSADOR TO CAIRO, SIR HAROLD BEELEY, LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT NASSER, MARKING THE RESUMPTION OF FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. TWO YEARS AGO, THE UAR BROKE OFF RELATIONS WITH BRITAIN OVER THE RHODESIAN INDEPENDENCE CRISIS.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN THE UAR TEN DAYS AGO, SIR HAROLD SAID THAT HIS FIRST TASK WOULD BE TO PRESS FOR THE RE-OPENING OF THE SUEZ CANAL, CLOSED SINCE THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAR LAST JUNE.

    SIR HAROLD, WHO IS 59, IS A FORMER UNIVERSITY LECTURER. HE HAS BEEN IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE SINCE 1946, AND HE WAS BRITAIN'S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC FROM 1961 TO 1964.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA60RT6EAY7U7FNV37Q3VCPPT0H
    Media URN:
    VLVA60RT6EAY7U7FNV37Q3VCPPT0H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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