• Short Summary

    The Libyan Head of State, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday (13 December) to begin a five-day goodwill visit.

  • Description

    The Libyan Head of State, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday (13 December) to begin a five-day goodwill visit.

    He was greeted at the entrance to the capital by President Habib Bourguiba, and they drove together to the Presidential Palace.

    It was the first time the two leaders had met.

    The Heads of State were expected to start talks almost immediately on matters of mutual interest.

    Colonel Gaddafi visited Tunis early last year, but was unable to see the Tunisian President because he was having medical treatment in Switzerland at the time.

    On his present visit, the Libyan leader received a warm welcome from the Tunisian people.

    SYNOPSIS: A warm reception for the arrival of the visiting Head of State of Libya, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, in Tunis.

    Colonel Gaddafi was greeted at the entrance to the Tunisian capital by President Habib Bourguiba....the first time two leaders had met.

    The two Heads of State then drove together to the Presidential Palace, where they were expected to begin early talks on matters of mutual interest. But first, Colonel Gaddafi met Tunisian Government members and foreign diplomate. The Colonel visited Tunis early last year, but was unable to meet the Tunisian President because he was having medical treatment in Switzerland at the time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GM9X618RTMLYTHLTOLRMP9I9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GM9X618RTMLYTHLTOLRMP9I9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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