• Short Summary

    THE LAST PORT OF CALL OF TUNISIA'S PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA ON HIS CURRENT MIDDLE EAST TOUR IS ANKARA, TURKEY, WHERE HE ARRIVED ON WEDNESDAY -- THE DAY HE HAD ORIGINALLY PLANNED TO ARRIVE IN BAGHDAD.

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    THE LAST PORT OF CALL OF TUNISIA'S PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA ON HIS CURRENT MIDDLE EAST TOUR IS ANKARA, TURKEY, WHERE HE ARRIVED ON WEDNESDAY -- THE DAY HE HAD ORIGINALLY PLANNED TO ARRIVE IN BAGHDAD.PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA CANCELLED HIS BAGHDAD VISIT BECAUSE OF THE POLITICAL SITUATION THERE.

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA IS BEING ACCOMPANIED ON HIS MIDDLE EAST TOUR BY A LARGE PARTY, INCLUDING HIS WIFE AND NUMEROUS JOURNALISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS.HE IS NOW AT THE END OF HIS TOUR, HAVING VISITED EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA, JORDAN, LEBANON, KUWAIT AND PERSIA.

    THE TUNISIAN PRESIDENT WAS TO HAVE ARRIVED IN BAGHDAD, IRAQ, ON WEDNESDAY BUT CANCELLED THE VISIT FOLLOWING ANTI-WEST GERMAN DEMONSTRATIONS THERE.TUNISIA DISAGREED WITH THE MAJORITY DECISION OF ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS IN CAIRO EARLIER THIS MONTH TO SEVER RELATIONS WITH WEST GERMANY IF IT RECOGNISED ISRAEL.

    AFTER HIS VISIT TO TURKEY, PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA WILL FLY ON TO GREECE AND YUGOSLAVIA, BEFORE RETURNING TO TUNIS ON THE 8TH OF NEXT MONTH.HABIB BOURGUIBA BECAME PRESIDENT OF TUNISIA IN JULY, 1957, ABOUT 18 MONTHS AFTER OBTAINING TUNISIA'S INDEPENDENCE FROM THE FRENCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA894ZGF9A3PAM2M3OZY9F3GBL3
    Media URN:
    VLVA894ZGF9A3PAM2M3OZY9F3GBL3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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