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    ADMIRAL LUIS CARRERO BLANCO TODAY (FRIDAY) TOOK OFFICE AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF SPAIN.ADMIRAL BLANCO, AGED 64,?

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    ADMIRAL LUIS CARRERO BLANCO TODAY (FRIDAY) TOOK OFFICE AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF SPAIN.ADMIRAL BLANCO, AGED 64, A CONSERVATIVE POLITICIAN, WAS SWORN-IN A T A CEREMONY ATTENDED BY MEMBERS OF THE SPANISH CABINET AT GENERAL FRANCO'S RESIDENCE OUTSIDE MADRID.

    THE APPOINTMENT YESTERDAY OF ADMIRAL BLANCO CAME AS A SURPRISE.MOST PEOPLE HAD BEEN EXPECTING GENERAL FRANCO TO APPOINT A PRIME MINISTER, AND ADMIRAL BLANCO WAS FAVOURED FOR THE POSITION.

    AS VICE-PRESIDENT, ADMIRAL BLANCO WILL SUBSTITUTE FOR GENERAL FRANCE AND CARRY OUT OTHER DUTIES PRESCRIBED BY THE HEAD OF THE GOVERNMENT.

    WITH HIS NEW POSITION, ADMIRAL BLANCO WILL RETAIN HIS RESPONSIBILITY FOR SPAIN'S COLONIAL POSSESSIONS IN AFRICA AND THE SAHARA.

    ADMIRAL BLANCO SERVED WITH THE NATIONALIST SPANISH FORCES BETWEEN 1936 AND 1939.HE REPLACES GENERAL AUGUSTIN GRANDES, WHO VACATED THE POST OF VICE-PRESIDENT IN JULY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9RWES7AY3SXRKN56GYJ12WG7U
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RWES7AY3SXRKN56GYJ12WG7U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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