• Short Summary

    LT. GENERAL FERICK IBRAHIN ABBOUD, PRESIDENT OF THE SUDAN, ARRIVED AT ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE,?

  • Description

    LT. GENERAL FERICK IBRAHIN ABBOUD, PRESIDENT OF THE SUDAN, ARRIVED AT ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, WASHINGTON, OCT 4, TO BEGIN A THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES. HE WAS GREETED BY PRESIDENT KENNEDY.

    FULL MILITARY HONOURS WERE ACCORDED THE 60-YEAR OLD PRESIDENT, WHO ARRIVED IN A BOEING 707 JET AIRLINER ADAPTED FOR PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S PERSONAL USE. PRESIDENT ABBOUD, WHO TOOK CONTROL OF THE SUDAN IN NOVEMBER 1958, HAS SERVED AS PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE SUDANESE ARMED FORCES, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMY AND MINSTER OF DEFENCE, IN ADDITION TO HIS DUTIES AS PRESIDENT.

    AFTER HIS THREE-DAY STATE VISIT, PRESIDENT ABBOUD WILL MAKE A 7-DAY TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABLJU3MVJMEWHRYRZM2UQVDT2K
    Media URN:
    VLVABLJU3MVJMEWHRYRZM2UQVDT2K
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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