• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER FLEW HOME TO CAIRO YESTERDAY AFTER SPENDING THREE WEEKS IN THE SOVIET UNION FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A LEG INFLAMMATION.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER FLEW HOME TO CAIRO YESTERDAY AFTER SPENDING THREE WEEKS IN THE SOVIET UNION FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A LEG INFLAMMATION. AT THE AIRPORT, HE SEEMED FIT AND RELAXED.

    WHEN HE LANDED, PRESIDENT NASSER WAS MET BY A LARGE CROWD OF CHEERING PEOPLE AND WAS GREETED ON THE TARMAX BY VICE-PRESIDENT HUSSEIN EL CHAFFI AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT.

    PRESIDENT NASSER WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER.

    THE PRESIDENT IS 50, THE EXACT NATURE OF HIS AILMENT WAS NOT DESCRIBED, BUT HE WAS LIMPING SLIGHTLY WHEN HE WALKED OUT OF CAIRO AIRPORT.

    HE HAS BEEN IN THE SOVIET UNION FOR THREE WEEKS AND SPENT SOME TIME AT THE BLACK SEA RESORT OF TSKHALTUBO. IT HAD BEEN EXPECTED THAT HE WOULD REMAIN THERE FOR REST AND RECOVERY AFTER HIS TREATMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABGH0ILQQZYAPY0AQ976D59DSU
    Media URN:
    VLVABGH0ILQQZYAPY0AQ976D59DSU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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