• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL FLEW IN TO ALGIERS, THE ALGERIAN CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM CAIRO -- AFTER ENGINE TROUBLE DURING THE FLIGHT HAD DELAYED HIS PLANE'S ARRIVAL FOR TWO HOURS.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL FLEW IN TO ALGIERS, THE ALGERIAN CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM CAIRO -- AFTER ENGINE TROUBLE DURING THE FLIGHT HAD DELAYED HIS PLANE'S ARRIVAL FOR TWO HOURS. THE PRESIDENT IS HAVING TALKS WITH THE ALGERIAN LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, AND WILL BE IN ALGERIA FOR FOUR DAYS.

    THE SENEGALESE LEADER HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN CAIRO WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. HIS VISIT TO ALGIERS IS THE FIRST BY ANY HEAD OF STATE SINCE COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE CAME TO POWER IN THE MILITARY COUP THAT OVERTHREW PRESIDENT BEN BELLA 20 MONTHS AGO.

    A 21-GUN SALUTE WAS FIRED AS PRESIDENT SENGHOR ALIGHTED FROM HIS PLANE. AFTER MEETING OFFICIALS IN THE WELCOMING PARTY, HE DROVE TO THE CITY CENTRE FOR THE FIRST FOUND OF FORMAL TALKS WITH COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE. IT'S BELIEVED THEIR TALKS WILL INCLUDE TRADE, RELATIONS BETWEEN AFRICAN STATES, THE RHODESIAN PROBLEM, AND AID TO AFRICAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENTS.

    DURING HIS STAY IN ALGERIA, PRESIDENT SENGHOR WILL ALSO VISIT THE CITY OF ORAN, WHICH HAS BEEN DECLARED A "TWIN-CITY" WITH DAKAR, THE SENEGALESE CAPITAL. HE'LL ALSO VISIT THE OIL CENTRE OF HASSI MESSAOUD, MORE THAN SIX-HUNDRED MILES SOUTH OF ALGIERS. IT'S BELIEVED PRESIDENT SENGHOR WILL USE THE OPPORTUNITY OF HIS VISIT TO CALL FOR AN ECONOMIC CONFERENCE OF NON-ALIGNED STATES IN ALGIERS

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FMIFYYHU2TGELGKDKZP9NT8W
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FMIFYYHU2TGELGKDKZP9NT8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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