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    United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim flew to Spain on Wednesday (11 June) for a three day official visit to try and find a solution to the problem of the Spanish Sahara.

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    SV Waldheim off plane and greeted by Spanish Foreign Minister
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    SCU Waldheim speaking in French
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    Initials CL/1725 CL/1735


    Visnews Production 5902/75: MOROCCO: SPANISH SAHARA IS MAIN TOPIC IN U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL'S TALKS WITH KING HASSAN covers Mr. Waldheim's talks in Rabat.

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    Background: United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim flew to Spain on Wednesday (11 June) for a three day official visit to try and find a solution to the problem of the Spanish Sahara.

    Mr. Waldheim came directly from Rabat, the Moroccan capital, where he had discussions with king Hassan on the desert colony
    Spain plans to grant the territory independence but both Morocco and Mauritania have claimed the territory which has orders with each of them. Mr. Waldheim has also visited Mauritania and Algeria for discussions in his search for a solution to the problem.

    In Madrid, Mr. Waldheim made a statement in French. He said he was anxious to find out the Spanish Government position regarding the territory. And he described the problem as "very serious".

    Earlier, in Rabat, Mr. Waldheim told newsmen the aim of his tour was to obtain information. "I do not intend to undertake any action for the moment," he said, "because there are a number of aspects which must be taken into consideration."

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAISKBNS3XPEOD7JA1MFPBN7HI
    Media URN:
    VLVAAISKBNS3XPEOD7JA1MFPBN7HI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
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    N/A

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