• Short Summary

    On Saturday (22 July) a mass celebration and memorial was held in Sudan's capital to mark the first anniversary of President Jaafar El Nimeiry's return to power after a three-day abortive coup d'etat.

  • Description

    On Saturday (22 July) a mass celebration and memorial was held in Sudan's capital to mark the first anniversary of President Jaafar El Nimeiry's return to power after a three-day abortive coup d'etat.

    President Nimeiry led a parade with his Chiefs of Staff, while thousands of Sudanese citizens cheered and applauded. The march through Khartoum ended at the tomb of the officers and men killed in the coup while supporting President Nimeiry.

    Wreaths were laid at the tomb by President Nimeiry and Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmoud Riad. Other foreign dignitaries representing the People's Republic of China, France and the Arab States watched the ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZZQUW51G9JYI28QM107LCRNG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZZQUW51G9JYI28QM107LCRNG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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