• Short Summary

    A seven-member Yugoslav delegation led by Interior Minister Franjo Herljevic arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday (14 January) for a week-long visit.

  • Description

    A seven-member Yugoslav delegation led by Interior Minister Franjo Herljevic arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday (14 January) for a week-long visit.

    At the airport, the delegation was welcomed by Colonel Legesse Wolde Mariam, Ethiopia's Minister of Interior of the provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia.

    In talks on Thursday (15 January) Colonel Legesse said the visit was opportune because it came at an historic moment when Ethiopia had decided to follow a socialist mode of life. The Minister paid tribute to the Yugoslav Government which "has for so many years assisted Ethiopia in many areas of economic and social activities."
    He recalled the cordial reception accorded to the Ethiopian delegation which visited Yugoslavia last year. He said the deliberations which took place then had shown concrete results.

    Mr. Herljevic said in reply that the visit was a reflection of friendly relations between the two countries. He said Yugoslavia was keenly following the socialist changes in Ethiopia and the successes scored.

    Mr. Herljevic referred to the foreign policy of Yugoslavia and Ethiopia which is based on non-alignment. He stressed that members of non-aligned forces should strengthen their ranks and expand the scope of their cooperation.

    SYNOPSIS: In Addis Ababa on Wednesday a seven-man Yugoslav delegation, led by Interior Minister Franjo Herljevic arrived for a week-long visit. Ethiopia's Interior Minister Colonel Legesse Wolde Mariam greeted the Yugoslavians at the airport. The visit is a reflection of the friendly relations between the two countries. Colonel Legesse called the visit opportune because it came at an historic moment in Ethiopia's history when it had decided to follow a socialist way of life.

    Talks between the Ethiopian and Yugoslavians began on Thursday. One of the main topics was both countries' foreign policy of non-alignment. Mr. Herljevic stressed that members of non-aligned forces must strengthen their ranks and expand the scope of their cooperation. The Minister said his country had been keenly following the socialist changes in Ethiopia and the successes scored.

    Colonel Legesse paid tribute to the Yugoslav Government which he said has assisted Ethiopia in areas of economic and social activities for many years. He recalled the cordial reception accorded to Ethiopian delegates which visited Yugoslavia last year and said the deliberations which took place then had shown concrete results.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6OJYA10FUI63QOICTGKJC27S5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6OJYA10FUI63QOICTGKJC27S5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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