• Short Summary

    North Korean President Kim II Sung, accompanied by his wife Kim Song Ae, arrived in Nouakchott -- Mauretania's capital -- on Friday (30 May) at the beginning of a state visit.

  • Description

    1.
    GV 'Plane taxiing on tarmac
    0.05

    2.
    SV Ould Daddah and Madame Daddah waiting
    0.11

    3.
    SV Kim II Sung down aircraft steps and greeted by Ould Daddah
    0.21

    4.
    SV PAN FROM Flag TO band
    0.26

    5.
    SV Both Presidents stand for anthems
    0.30

    6.
    SV Crown waving
    0.35

    7.
    SV & GV Motorcade through streets (2 shots)
    0.51



    Initials BB/1530 JW/JB/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: North Korean President Kim II Sung, accompanied by his wife Kim Song Ae, arrived in Nouakchott -- Mauretania's capital -- on Friday (30 May) at the beginning of a state visit.

    At the airport to greet them were President Moktar Ould Daddah and his wife Marieme Daddah.

    President Kim's visit to this most northerly of West African states is part of general diplomatic offensive by North Korea to have the United Nations' Military Command removed from the Korean Peninsula.

    President Kim had come to Mauretania from Algeria and Europe, where he had been touring states friendly to North Korea and seeking observer status in the world body.

    Mauretania and North Korea have established close and friendly relations since the mid-1960's. This was strengthened in 1967 by a visit to Pyongyang by President Ould Daddah and his wife, and by a repeat visit to the North Korean capital in 1974.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAANQNRNZURH5FP79O0RN6EQEI3
    Media URN:
    VLVAANQNRNZURH5FP79O0RN6EQEI3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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