• Short Summary

    Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie arrived at Bujumbura International Airport on Tuesday (20 April) to begin his three-day state visit to the republic of Burundi.

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    Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie arrived at Bujumbura International Airport on Tuesday (20 April) to begin his three-day state visit to the republic of Burundi.

    The Emperor and his party were accorded full honours at the airport. President Michel Micombero (pronounced as "Mishombero") welcomed the official party.

    SYNOPSIS: Ethiopia's leader, Emperor Haile Selassie arrived in Burundi on last Tuesday for the start of his three-day official state visit.

    Burundi's President Michel Micombero was later to call Emperor Haile Selassie one of the greatest architects of African unity. He said that Ethiopia had always struggled for the liberation of African countries still under foreign domination.

    Emperor Haile Selassie was greeted at Bujumbura airport by troops and dancers. The Emperor later inspected a guard of honour with President Micombero.

    Emperor Haile Selassie and his official party were to spend three days in Burundi before going to Europe.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6L5B7HLVT2KNI392F6HS0VUMY
    Media URN:
    VLVA6L5B7HLVT2KNI392F6HS0VUMY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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