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    General William Westmoreland, the United States Army Chief of Staff, was received by Emperor Haile Selassie at the Jubilee Palace in Addis Ababa on Thursday (Feb 4).

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    General William Westmoreland, the United States Army Chief of Staff, was received by Emperor Haile Selassie at the Jubilee Palace in Addis Ababa on Thursday (Feb 4). It was the second day of General Westmoreland's two-day visit to Ethiopia.

    SYNOPSIS: At the Jubilee Palace in Addis Ababa on Thursday, General William Westmoreland, the United States Army Chief of Staff, was received by Emperor Haile Selassie. General Westmoreland -- who was the former Commander of American Forces in Vietnam -- was in Ethiopia for a two-day visit which included the inspecting of various Ethiopian Army installations and a visit to the large American Communications base at Kagnew, near Asmara in the northern province of Eritrea.

    General Westmoreland flew into Ethiopia from Washington on Wednesday, accompanied by several aides, including a Brigadier General and five Colonels. From Ethiopia, the General and his party made similar visits to India and Iran, at the invitations of the respective Army Chief of Staffs.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAL5G8OB890J038ZN67QLTZ9JA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAL5G8OB890J038ZN67QLTZ9JA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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