• Short Summary

    Delegates from international organisations arrived in Ethiopia on Friday (18 April) to attend a conference that is aimed at expressing solidarity with what was termed "the struggle of African and Arab peoples against imperialism and reaction".

  • Description

    Delegates from international organisations arrived in Ethiopia on Friday (18 April) to attend a conference that is aimed at expressing solidarity with what was termed "the struggle of African and Arab peoples against imperialism and reaction".

    SYNOPSIS: It is being held in Africa Hall, in Addis Ababa. The Secretary-General of Ethiopia's Provisional Military Administrative Council, Captain Fikre-Selassie Wodgeress, arrived to make the opening speech for the three day conference, which is being chaired by Mr. Enrique Postorino, Secretary-General of the World Federation of Trade Unions. In his opening address Captain Fikre-Selassie referred to the recent war with Somali forces in the Ogaden, This, he said, had been crushed because of what he called the heroic sacrifices of the Soviet Union, Cuba, the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, the German Democratic Republic and other socialist countries. He went on:
    Captain Fikre-Selassie also told delegates the Ethiopian revolution was now on a new threshold, and was being fully supported by workers an peasants.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA86I68TFO63XNPBSBS87VD0B89
    Media URN:
    VLVA86I68TFO63XNPBSBS87VD0B89
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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