• Short Summary

    THE 11TH MEETING OF THE CENTRAL TREATY ORGANISATION MILITARY COMMITTEE BEGAN A TWO-DAY SESSION AT LANCASTER HOUSE, LONDON, APRIL 26, UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF GENERAL MOHAMMED MUSA, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, PAKISTAN ARMY.

  • Description

    THE 11TH MEETING OF THE CENTRAL TREATY ORGANISATION MILITARY COMMITTEE BEGAN A TWO-DAY SESSION AT LANCASTER HOUSE, LONDON, APRIL 26, UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF GENERAL MOHAMMED MUSA, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, PAKISTAN ARMY.

    OTHER SENIOR REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT WERE GENERAL ABDOL-HOSSEYN HEDDAZI, CHIEF OF SUPREME COMMANDER'S STAFF, PERSIA; GENERAL CEVDET SUNAY, CHIEF OF THE TURKISH GENERAL STAFF; GENERAL LYMAN L.LEMNITZER, CHAIRMAN, U.S.JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, AND, FOR THE HOST NATION, ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET THE EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA, CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF.

    ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS THE BAGHDAD PACT WHEN IRAQ AND TURKEY FOUNDED IT IN FEBRUARY 1955 - SINCE WHEN IRAQ WAS RELINQUISHED MEMBERSHIP - C.E.N.T.O. LINKS THE 135,000,000 MOSLEMS OF TURKEY, PERSIA AND PAKISTAN; THROUGH TURKEY DOVE-TAILS INTO N.A.T.O., AND THROUGH PAKISTAN IT HOOKS C.E.N.T.O. TO THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4AT3IR0AFUS7CL26SXRFJKNH
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4AT3IR0AFUS7CL26SXRFJKNH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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