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    THE AFRO-ASIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS MEETING DUE TO OPEN IN ALGIERS TOMORROW (THURSDAY) HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR 24 HOURS.

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    THE AFRO-ASIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS MEETING DUE TO OPEN IN ALGIERS TOMORROW (THURSDAY) HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR 24 HOURS.THE ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT AFTER FURTHER DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE ALGERIAN CAPITAL IN SUPPORT OF THE DEPOSED PRESIDENT, M.BEN BELLA.

    THE ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY GAVE NO REASON FOR THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOREIGN MINISTERS' MEETING, BUT THE ANNOUNCEMENT ADDED TO THE UNCERTAINTY OVER PROSPECTS FOR THE AFRO-ASIAN SUMMIT DUE TO OPEN IN ALGIERS NEXT TUESDAY.

    TWO DEMONSTRATION OCCURRED IN THE CITY TONIGHT.BOTH INVOLVED PRO-BEN BELLA STUDENTS WHO ATTEMPTED TO MARCH THROUGH THE CITY CALLING FOR THE RELEASE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT, OUSTED LAST WEEK IN A MILITARY COUP D'ETAT.DURING THE SECOND DEMONSTRATION TROOPS FIRED INTO THE AIR TO DISPERSE THE STUDENTS, WHO HAD EARLIER BEEN ROUTED WITH FIRE HOSES.

    DESPITE THE DEMONSTRATIONS THE GENERAL ATMOSPHERE IN THE CITY REMAINING CALM AND THE DELEGATES TO THE FOREIGN MINISTERS' MEETING CONTINUE TO ARRIVE.AMONG THE FIRST DELEGATIONS TO ARRIVE WAS THAT OF THE SYRIAN REPUBLIC ON TUESDAY.THEY LANDED AT ALGIERS AIRPORT AS ALGERIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER, M.ABDULAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA, FLEW TO CAIRO FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER, OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, AND MR.CHOU EN-LAI, PRIME MINISTER OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC.

    AMONG TODAY'S ARRIVALS WERE DELEGATIONS FROM JORDAN, LIBYA, CEYLON, THE YEMEN, NEPAL, GUINEA, THAILAND AND THE U.A.R.A DELEGATION FROM THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC ALSO ARRIVED HEADED BY MARSHAL CHEN YI, THE FOREIGN MINISTER.

    WHEN THE MEETING FINALLY BEGINS THE FOREIGN MINISTERS ARE EXPECTED TO IMMEDIATELY CONSIDER WHETHER THE SUMMIT MEETING SHOULD GO ON.SEVERAL COUNTRIES HAVE ALREADY EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER THE SITUATION IN ALGIERS, AND FEARS ARE HELD THAT THE NEW GOVERNMENT MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OFFER ADEQUATE SECURITY TO VISITING KINGS AND HEADS OF STATE FOR NEXT WEEK'S SUMMIT.

    (DESPITE THE UNCERTAIN SITUATION WORK IS GOING AHEAD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BUILDING WHERE THE CONFERENCE IS DUE TO TAKE PLACE.FINAL TOUCHES ARE BEING MADE TO ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDING TESTING OF THE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION SYSTEM OF THREE LANGUAGES - ARABIC, FRENCH AND ENGLISH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACR4WIX4LUIC2LL4YKY6TKS9P4
    Media URN:
    VLVACR4WIX4LUIC2LL4YKY6TKS9P4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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