• Short Summary

    MESSALI HADJ, LEADER OF THE ALGERIAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT (M.N.A.) CALLED PRESSMEN TO HIS HOME AT?

  • Description

    MESSALI HADJ, LEADER OF THE ALGERIAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT (M.N.A.) CALLED PRESSMEN TO HIS HOME AT GOUCIEUX, NEAR CHANTILLY, FRANCE, MAY 4, TO DENY THAT HIS ORGANISATION HAD ANY LINKS WITH THE SECRET ARMY ORGANIZATION (O.A.S.).

    REPORTERS ARRIVING BY CAR HAD TO PASS A STRICT SECURITY CHECK NEAR THE HOUSE WHERE THE MNA LEADER LIVES IN ENFORCED RESIDENCE.

    IN HIS STATEMENT, MESSALI HADJ SAID: "I HAVE NEVER KNOWN EX-GENERAL SALAN OR ANY OTHER OAS MEMBER." HE WENT ON TO REPEAT HIS PROPOSAL FOR A MEETING WITH BEN YOUSSEF BEN KHEDDA, LEADER OF THE RIVAL NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (FLN) AND HEAD OF THE ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT, TO END THE "FRATRICIDAL STRUGGLE" BETWEEN THE TWO MOVEMENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJT97B4FDW5Q4R4O058CNYXLG
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJT97B4FDW5Q4R4O058CNYXLG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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