Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia arrived in Rome of Friday (21st December) for talks with Pope Paul.
SV Haile Selassie down steps of 'plane and greeted
SV Selassie walks across tarmac and enters car (2 shots)
GV Car drives away
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Background: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia arrived in Rome of Friday (21st December) for talks with Pope Paul.
The Emperor was expected to discuss the Middle East, with particular reference to the status of Jerusalem and the Holy Places.
The Ethiopian leader was due to be joined in the talks by President Jaafar El-Nimeiry of Sudan, President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, and the Liberian Vice-President, James Greens.
Officials from the Vatican and the Italian Government greeted the emperor when he arrived at Fiumicino airport.