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    MAURITANIA'S MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, MR SALL ABDOUL AZIZ, LAST THURSDAY OFFICIATED AT THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE COUNTRY'S HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL YOUTH WEEK WHICH HAD BEEN HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE RULING PEOPLE'S PARTY.

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    MAURITANIA'S MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, MR SALL ABDOUL AZIZ, LAST THURSDAY OFFICIATED AT THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE COUNTRY'S HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL YOUTH WEEK WHICH HAD BEEN HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE RULING PEOPLE'S PARTY.

    ALL OF THE ORGANISATIONS WHICH HAD TAKEN PART IN YOUTH WEEK PARADED FOR THE CLOSING CEREMONY AND THE MINISTER, WHO IS ALSO PRESIDENT OF THE PARLIAMENTARY GROUP, PRESENTED AWARDS AND TROPHIES TO THE WINNING TEAMS.

    IN HIS SPEECH, MR AZIZ COMPLIMENTED THE YOUNG PEOPLE ON THEIR SPORTING SPIRIT AND PROFICIENCY.

    MAURITANIA GAINED INDEPENDENCE TOGETHER WITH THE MAJORITY OF FRENCH WEST AFRICA IN 1960. A ONE-PARTY STATE - THE MAURITANIAN PEOPLE'S PARTY - THE CONTROL OF THE COUNTRY IS CENTRALISED ON PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH WHO WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT IN AUGUST 1961.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB2GM1T9KYBY04M1RXV67OQRWW
    Media URN:
    VLVAB2GM1T9KYBY04M1RXV67OQRWW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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