• Short Summary

    THE COMMANDERS OF ALGERIA'S FIVE MILITARY REGIONS WERE AMONG ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVES WHO MET NEAR ALGIERS LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE.

  • Description

    THE COMMANDERS OF ALGERIA'S FIVE MILITARY REGIONS WERE AMONG ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVES WHO MET NEAR ALGIERS LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE. THE 1,000 REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 70,000 MEMBERS OF THE ALGERIAN ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND GENDARMERIE, PASSED A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING THE ATTEMPTED COUP TWO WEEKS AGO ADN CALLING FOR EXEMPLARY PUNISHMENT OF THOSE WHO TOOK PART.

    COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE CONVENED THE MEETING AT A CONFERENCE HALL SOME 10 MILES (16 KM) FROM ALGIERS IN THE WAKE OF THE ABORTIVE COUP, WHICH THE GOVERNMENT ALLEGES WAS LED BY THE FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF, COLONEL TAHAR ZBIRI, NOW SAID TO BE IN HIDING. COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE TOOK CONTROL OF THE ARMED FORCES DURING THE REVOLT AND NOW PLANS TO REORGANISE THEM. HIS SPEECH TO THE MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES ON THURSDAY NIGHT LASTED THREE HOURS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7L6YH6K3KWRI5PC716HQKK83X
    Media URN:
    VLVA7L6YH6K3KWRI5PC716HQKK83X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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