• Short Summary

    ESCORTED BY TWO JETS OF THE MOROCCAN AIR FORCE AN AIRLINER CARRYING THE ALGERIAN MOSLEM LEADER M.

  • Description

    ESCORTED BY TWO JETS OF THE MOROCCAN AIR FORCE AN AIRLINER CARRYING THE ALGERIAN MOSLEM LEADER M. BEN YOUSSEF BEN KHEDDA FLEW INTO RABAT MILITARY AIRPORT, MAR 20. KING HASSAN II AND MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET WERE ON THE ARMAC WAITING TO GREET THE FLN LEADER AS HE LEFT THE AIRCRAFT.

    AFTER INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR THE HEAD OF THE ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL "GOVERNMENT" AND THE KING ACCEPTED FOOD AND DRINK IN THE FORM OF DATES AND MILK, A TRADITIONAL CEREMONIAL CUSTOM EXTENDED TO GUESTS.

    FROM THE AIRPORT KING HASSAN AND HIS GUEST DROVE TO THE ROYAL PALACE WHERE MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CORPS AWAITED A STATEMENT FROM THE ALGERIAN LEADER. M. BEN KHEDDA TOLD THE CONFERENCE THAT THE ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL "GOVERNMENT" WOULD MEET FOLLOWING THE ARRIVAL OF VICE-PREMIER BEN BELLA AND THE FOUR MINISTERS WHO WERE DETAINED BY THE FRENCH AFTER THEIR CAPTURE SIX YEARS AGO.

    VICE-PREMIER BEN BELLA MADE A TRIUMPHAL RETURN TO RABAT ON MAR 21, WHERE HE WAS GIVEN A GREAT RECEPTION HEADED BY KING HASSAN. AT THE TIME HE WAS TAKEN PRISONER BEN BELLA AND HIS COLLEAGUES WERE THE GUESTS OF THE LATE RULER OF MOROCCO, KING MOHAMMED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABXOZHUWEONUW75FF7LFUER9UF
    Media URN:
    VLVABXOZHUWEONUW75FF7LFUER9UF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1962
    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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