• Short Summary

    THE SUDANESE PRIME MINISTER, MR MOHAMMED AHMED MAHGOUB, HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN JEDDAH WITH KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA AIMED AT SECURING A LASTING SETTLEMENT OF THE YEMEN PROBLEM.

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    MR. MAHGOUB BEING RECEIVED BY KING FAISAL.




    Initials RM/VS/JH/ES



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    Background: THE SUDANESE PRIME MINISTER, MR MOHAMMED AHMED MAHGOUB, HAS BEEN HAVING TALKS IN JEDDAH WITH KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA AIMED AT SECURING A LASTING SETTLEMENT OF THE YEMEN PROBLEM. MR MAHGOUB, WHO HAS GIVEN NO DETAILS OF HIS MEDIATION PLAN, WILL HAVE SIMILAR DISCUSSION LATER IN CAIRO WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    MR. MAHGOUB, WHO IS ALSO THE SUDAN'S FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER, HAS EXPRESSED HIS DETERMINATION TO DO ALL HE CAN TO END THE FIVE-YEAR-OLD YEMEN WAR, IN WHICH EGYPTIAN-BACKED REPUBLICAN FORCES ARE FIGHTING ROYALISTS SUPPORTED BY SAUDI ARABIA. HOWEVER, BOTH THE REPUBLICAN AND ROYALISTS IN THE YEMENI HAVE REJECTED THE 1965 JEDDAH AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EGYPTIANS AND SAUDI ARABIANS TO END THE WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACLCMTQRWHIUEYP6KFMVJ1WR7C
    Media URN:
    VLVACLCMTQRWHIUEYP6KFMVJ1WR7C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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