• Short Summary

    The confederation of Arab Trade Unions met in Cairo this evening to consider a joint action to counter the boycott of the Egyptian ship CLEOPATRA in NY harbour.

  • Description

    1.
    High views of Cairo main Ramses Square.


    2.
    Federation sign.


    3.
    Woman at phone, man with daily Akhbar headline "SHIP's CRISIS" secondary headline refers to British next (see above).


    4.
    Woman at phone UAR map in BG.


    5.
    CU Map.


    6.
    Repeat man and paper, woman and phone with calender added.


    7.
    CU calender.


    8.
    Federation coat of arms "I C A T U". International Confederation of Arab T Us.


    9.
    View meeting table.


    10.
    L to R pan from Lebanese TU delegate to Syrian TU delegate.


    11.
    Fan down for Nasser Pix to Egyptian speaker Ahmed Fahim assistant Gen Sec ICATU and vice pres gen confederation of labour Egypt. Plus CUs.


    12.
    Following several blank frames in camera comes Iraqi YEHIA SHEBAII dark, high hair, mustache white tie with big dark dots. To his right is delegate from Aden MOHAMMED NOOMAN.


    13.
    Gen views.


    14.
    at approx 10 feet of film pen to man with Grey temples dark jacket (lebanons MEDHAT KOSSA) dolly back to profile of man fearing Kossa who is Syria's ALI TELGEBINI.


    15.
    Telgebini in Cu pan down to his hands.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The confederation of Arab Trade Unions met in Cairo this evening to consider a joint action to counter the boycott of the Egyptian ship CLEOPATRA in NY harbour. Foreign members present were one each representing Lebanon. Aden. Cairo resident Iraqi. Due to arrive soon are one Iraqi, one libyan, and a second Lebanese. The rest of the members present were Syrian and Egyptian. No results of the meeting were available at the time of shipping. The American ambassador at Cairo has been busy lately paying as much as double calls on the Ministry of Foreign affairs, within the same day. So far there has been no attack here towards the US govt. The target through is Zionist influence in the US specially NY, who are alleged to be behind the dock-workers boycott move. Al Akhbar ( means news ) a large circulation daily here secondary headlined today "Zionists prepare British Stevedores to boycott our (UAR) ships."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8OP6I8W0H4GKJG8RM7KHOX6DA
    Media URN:
    VLVA8OP6I8W0H4GKJG8RM7KHOX6DA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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