• Short Summary

    BRITAIN AND THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION OF II ARAB EMIRATES THIS WEEK SIGNED A TREATY FOR THE ACCESSION OF ADEN TO THE FEDERATION.

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    BRITAIN AND THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION OF II ARAB EMIRATES THIS WEEK SIGNED A TREATY FOR THE ACCESSION OF ADEN TO THE FEDERATION.THE SIGNING TOOK PLACE AT AL ITTIHAD, THE FEDERAL CAPITAL, BETWEEN SIR CHARLES JOHNSTON, GOVERNOR OF ADEN, FOR THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, AND SULTAN SALIH BIN HUSSAIN AL AUDHALI, CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERAL SUPREME COUNCIL, FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    THE TREATY MAINTAINS BRITISH SOVEREIGNTY OVER ADEN, WHERE BRITAIN HAS BASED ITS AIR, ARMY AND NAVY JOINT COMMAND FOR THE OIL-RICH REGION.

    AFTER THE CEREMONY A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STATEMENT EXPRESSED HIS SATISFACTION AT "THIS HISTORIC OCCASION".AND HE SAID IT MARKED A DECISIVE STEP FORWARD IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTH ARABIA.SIR CHARLES JOHNSTON HAS NOW TO ANNOUNCE A DATE FOR ADEN COLONY'S FORMAL ENTRY AS THE FEDERATION'S TWELFTH MEMBER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6WCZX6B447QRPV0Z84ITIFH1W
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WCZX6B447QRPV0Z84ITIFH1W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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