• Short Summary

    THE AMIR OF KUWAIT, SHAIKH AL-SALEM AL-SABAH, INAUGURATED ON TUESDAY A NEW SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

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    THE AMIR OF KUWAIT, SHAIKH AL-SALEM AL-SABAH, INAUGURATED ON TUESDAY A NEW SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE CROWN PRINCE, WHO IS ALSO PRIME MINISTER, SHAIKH AL-AHMAD AL-JABER. IN HIS INAUGURATION SPEECH THE AMIR DEALT WITH LAST YEAR'S MIDDLE EAST CRISIS AND CALLED FOR ARAB UNITY.

    THE AMIR AND THE CROWN PRINCE WERE WELCOMED AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND MEMBERS OF THE RECEPTION COMMITTEE. THEY THEN WENT INTO THE ASSEMBLY HALL. ATTENDING THE INAUGURAL SESSION WERE MEMBERS OF THE RULING FAMILY, MINISTERS, DIPLOMATS AND JOURNALISTS.

    IN HIS SPEECH, THE AMIR SAID THAT THE ASSEMBLY WAS MEETING WHILE WHAT HE CALLED THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE ZIONIST AGGRESSION STILL STOOD, AND THAT PEACE IN THE REGION WAS A LONG WAY AHEAD. HE ADDED THAT THE ROAD TO STRUGGLE TEDIOUS AND THORNS.

    THE CROWN PRINCE, IN A FOLLOWING SPEECH, OUTLINED GOVERNMENT POLICY ON BOTH THE ARAB AND INTERNATIONAL LEVELS, AND THE ACHIEVEMENTS IN VARIOUS FIELDS. HE ALSO DEALT AT LENGTH WITH THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6EL6OV7TABFQLFOX7I9YSY1I2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6EL6OV7TABFQLFOX7I9YSY1I2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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