• Short Summary

    KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO HAD TALK YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) IN MARRAKESH WITH A DELEGATION FROM THE ARAB LEAGUE.

  • Description

    KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO HAD TALK YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) IN MARRAKESH WITH A DELEGATION FROM THE ARAB LEAGUE. THE LEAGUE HAS BEEN ONE OF SEVERAL GROUPS ATTEMPTING TO MEDIATE IN THE TWO-WEEKS-OLD BORDER ROW BETWEEN MOROCCO AND ALGERIA.

    TONIGHT (SATURDAY) THE LATEST NEWS FORM THE DESERT "FRONT" WAS THAT MOROCCAN TROOPS CONTINUED TO HOD THE KEY POSTS OF HASSI BEIDA AND TINJOUB. THERE WAS A LULL IN THE FIGHTING.

    ON FRIDAY, AT A PRESS CONFERENCE, GENERAL DISS, CHIEF OF STAFF OF MOROCCAN OPERATIONS, ORDERED NEWSMEN TO REMAIN AT HASSI BEIDA AND NOT GO FORWARD TO THE FIGHTING "FOR THEIR SAFETY". HOWEVER, VISNEWS CAMERAMAN BILL McCOVILLE HAD BEEN UP TO THE FIGHTING FRONT 48 HOURS BEFORE, FILMING THE LATEST MOVES IN THE FRONTIERS CONFLICT.

    NOMADIC TRIBESMEN, FORMERLY FRENCH ARMY VETERANS, HAVE BEEN JOINING THE MOROCCAN FORCES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC2NTZW20RPY867CQJV8KHOTGU
    Media URN:
    VLVAC2NTZW20RPY867CQJV8KHOTGU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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