• Short Summary

    One day before the Middle East ceasefire is due to expire, President Anwar Sadat yesterday (Wednesday, 3 February) met the 150-member Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union -- Egypt's sole political apparatus -- and told them that decisions had been taken on the ceasefire.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Arab Socialist Union building
    0.03

    2.
    MV Vice-President Hussein El Shafei arriving
    0.08

    3.
    SV Ali Sabry arriving
    0.13

    4.
    MV flags on car
    0.14

    5.
    MV Prime Minister Mahmoud Fawzy out of the car and into building
    0.26

    6.
    MV War Minister, Gen. Mahmoud Fawzy arriving
    0.35

    7.
    MV President Sadat out of car and into building
    0.46

    8.
    SCU flag on car
    0.50

    9.
    GV interior, delegates seated (2 shots)
    0.56

    10.
    SLV ministers seated
    1.01

    11.
    MV Sadat and Ministers seated
    1.04

    12.
    MV & SV delegates seated (2 shots)
    1.09

    13.
    SV Gen. Mohamed Fawzy talking to colleague
    1.12

    14.
    MV & GV Ministers seated
    1.18



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: One day before the Middle East ceasefire is due to expire, President Anwar Sadat yesterday (Wednesday, 3 February) met the 150-member Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union -- Egypt's sole political apparatus -- and told them that decisions had been taken on the ceasefire. He did not state what these decisions were but said he would relay them to the people through the National Assembly tonight (Thursday).

    Subscribers are advised to watch for news of President Sadat's statement on the ceasefire which he is scheduled to make at about 1600 hours GMT today (Thursday).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABU62ALVB5HJQDMUPA79E1RZ4T
    Media URN:
    VLVABU62ALVB5HJQDMUPA79E1RZ4T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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