• Short Summary

    MR.BEN BELLA, THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER, ANNOUNCED AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY)?

  • Description

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    GV.BEN BELLA WALKS TO DESK IN CONFERENCE HALL.
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    2.
    MV.CAMERAMEN.
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    GV.BEN BELLA SITS AT DESK.
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    MV.BEN BELLA SEATED.
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    GV.PRESSMAN ASKING QUESTION.
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    GV.BEN BELLA ANSWERING QUESTIONS.
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    MV.(3 SHOTS) PRESSMEN AND WOMEN TAKING NOTES.
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    GV.PRESSMAN ASKING QUESTION.
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    CV.BEN BELLA ANSWERING
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    MV.BEN BELLA LISTENING.
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    MV.JOURNALIST TAKING NOTES.
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    12.
    GV.BEN BELLA LEAVING CONFERENCE HALL.
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    Background: MR.BEN BELLA, THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER, ANNOUNCED AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THAT HIS GOVERNMENT HAD AGREED TO REFUND PART OF THE OUTLAY FOR THIS YEAR'S CROPS TO EUROPEAN FARMERS AND WINE GROWERS IN ALGERIA WHO HAVE HAD THEIR ESTATES TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE.

    THE ALGERIAN LEADER SAID THAT SUCH TAKE-OVERS BY THE STATE WERE AIMED AT FRAUDULENTLY ACQUIRED WEALTH AND SPECULATORS.OF THE SEIZURE OF FRENCH-OWNED ESTATES AND HOTELS, MR.BEN BELLA SAID: "THESE ARE NOT ACTS OF IMPROVISATION OR BLACKMAIL.THEY HAD BEEN TAKEN AFTER DEEP REFLECTION."
    THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER WENT ON TO SAY THAT THERE WERE CERTAIN THINGS IN THE EVIAN AGREEMENT WHICH ALGERIA COULD NOT ACCEPT, PARTICULARLY THE MILITARY CLAUSES.THESE GIVE FRANCE THE RIGHT TO EXPLOIT THREE BASES IN THE SAHARA, AT ONE OF WHICH SHE CONDUCTS HER ATOMIC EXPERIMENTS.

    ADOPTING A MARKEDLY CONCILIATORY TONE TOWARDS THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT, MR.BEN BELLA SAID: "WE DO NOT WANT AN ALGERIA WHICH IS HOSTILE TO FRANCE.IT IS NOT IN OUR INTEREST, NOR, I BELIEVE, IN THAT OF FRANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZA2LBA03M4FDS5YRVOKQ0HS8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZA2LBA03M4FDS5YRVOKQ0HS8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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