• Short Summary

    Iraqi Vice-President Saddam Hussein arrived in Algiers on Tuesday (14 December) on a one-day flying visit to Algeria.

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    Iraqi Vice-President Saddam Hussein arrived in Algiers on Tuesday (14 December) on a one-day flying visit to Algeria.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Hussein was met at the airport by Algerian Foreign Minister Abdul Baiteflika.

    The Iraqi leader was accompanied by a delegation of ten -- comprised of cabinet ministers and government officials.

    He received a full state welcome and took a salute from an Algerian guard of honour.

    After completing airport formalities, Vice-President Hussien met with Algerian President Houari Boumediene. Bi-lateral relations and Arab unity were topics of discussion between the two leaders.

    The current OPEC ministerial meeting in Qatar was also discussed.

    The talks lasted just over four hours and were described as "satisfactory and fruitful" by representatives from both sides.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9GJF30YBL1YTIT0K8X7BLMZPM
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GJF30YBL1YTIT0K8X7BLMZPM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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