• Short Summary

    DELEGATES FROM NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONTS OPERATING IN COUNTRIES AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN MET IN PALERMO, SICILY, TODAY (SATURDAY) TO DISCUSS PEACE IN THE AREA IN THE 1970'S.

  • Description

    DELEGATES FROM NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONTS OPERATING IN COUNTRIES AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN MET IN PALERMO, SICILY, TODAY (SATURDAY) TO DISCUSS PEACE IN THE AREA IN THE 1970'S.

    THE CONVENTION IS MAINLY OF ITALIAN LEFT-WING PARTIES AND GROUPS, BUT FOREIGN DELEGATIONS INCLUDE REPRESENTATIVES OF LIBERATION FRONTS IN ALGERIA, PALESTINE, PORTUGAL AND SYRIA, THE GREEK RESISTANCE MOVEMENT AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND THE UNION OF NATIONAL PEOPLE'S FORCES OF MOROCCO.

    PHOTOGRAPHERS WERE NOT ALLOWED TO FILM REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PALESTINIAN GUERRILLA ORGANISATION EL FATAH, AND WERE USHERED OUT WHEN ONE OF THE FOUR DELEGATES SPOKE. HE SAID THE ARABS INTENDED TO DEFEAT ISRAEL BY MILITARY MEANS.

    AMONG OTHERS WHO SPOKE WAS GREEK STUDENT STATIS PANAGHOULIS, WHOSE BROTHER ALEXANDROS WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH LAST YEAR FOR ATTEMPTING TO ASSASSINATE THE GREEK PREMIER MR. GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS, BUT LATER REPRIEVED BY THE MILITARY REGIME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6TB0H2K3W77U8Y3ZVSI713TOK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TB0H2K3W77U8Y3ZVSI713TOK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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