• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA ARRIVED IN MADRID ON FRIDAY (24 MAY) FOR A THREE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO SPAIN FOR TALKS ON CONSOLIDATING FRIENDLY TIES BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS.

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    FRANCO WAITING AS AIRCRAFT TAXIES; FRANCO GREETING BOURGUIBA; FRANCO AND BOURGUIBA ACROSS TARMAC AND AWAY IN CAR.




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    Background: PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA ARRIVED IN MADRID ON FRIDAY (24 MAY) FOR A THREE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO SPAIN FOR TALKS ON CONSOLIDATING FRIENDLY TIES BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS.

    SPANISH HEAD OF STATE GENERAL FRANCISCO FRANCO GREETED THE TUNISIAN LEADER AT THE AIRPORT.

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA CAME TO MADRID AFTER A STATE VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES DURING WHICH HE CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND ADDRESSED THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY. HE HAD A BRIEF REST ON THE SOUTHERN COAST BEFORE FLYING TO MADRID.

    GENERAL FRANCO AND PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA HAD NO FIXED AGENDA FOR THEIR TALKS BUT THEY WERE EXPECTED TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL RELATIONS BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES, PEACE PROSPECTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE POLITICAL AND SECURITY SITUATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA.

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA'S OFFICIAL VISIT ENDS TONIGHT (SUNDAY). TOMORROW (MONDAY) HE LEAVES FOR PRIVATE VISITS TO SEVILLE, CORDOBA AND BARCELONA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACR2PO56UONDOKEOWXE3MHL6AD
    Media URN:
    VLVACR2PO56UONDOKEOWXE3MHL6AD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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