• Short Summary

    GENERAL EMILE BUSTANI, COMMANDER OF THE LEBANESE ARMY, WAS IN CAIRO YESTERDAY (31 OCTOBER) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER FOLLOWING HIS COUNTRY'S OFFICIAL REQUEST FOR THE EGYPTIAN LEADER TO MEDIATE IN THE PALESTINIAN COMMANDO CRISIS.

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    NASSER AND BUSTANI POSING FOR NEWSMEN; BOTH SHAKING HANDS.




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    Background: GENERAL EMILE BUSTANI, COMMANDER OF THE LEBANESE ARMY, WAS IN CAIRO YESTERDAY (31 OCTOBER) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER FOLLOWING HIS COUNTRY'S OFFICIAL REQUEST FOR THE EGYPTIAN LEADER TO MEDIATE IN THE PALESTINIAN COMMANDO CRISIS.

    GENERAL BUSTINI LATER ANNOUNCED THAT HIS COUNTRY HAD PRESENTED WHAT HE CALLED PRACTICAL PROPOSALS FOR ENDING THE SIX-MONTH-OLD CRISIS AND SAID LEBANON HAD REACHED COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING WITH EGYPT ON A SETTLEMENT.

    THE LEBANESE GENERAL SAW PRESIDENT NASSER AFTER HAVING HAD TALKS WITH EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER MAHMOUD RIAD AND WAR MINISTER GENERAL MOHAMMED FAWZY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABPEPAAICWWQTP7AOF6DRTI5B8
    Media URN:
    VLVABPEPAAICWWQTP7AOF6DRTI5B8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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