• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ARRIVED IN ALGIERS ON SATURDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ARRIVED IN ALGIERS ON SATURDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT.HE ARRIVED BY SEA TO AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AS HUGE CROWDS BROKE THROUGH POLICE CORDONS, AND SHOUTED GREETINGS ECHOED ALONG THE SEAFRONT.

    AFTER A TRIUMPHANT DRIVE INTO THE CITY, PRESIDENT NASSER AND M.AHMED BEN BELLA, THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER, ATTENDED A MASS RALLY IN THE MUNICIPAL STADIUM.

    M.BEN BELLA TOLD THE CROWD THAT THE UNION OF EGYPT, SYRIA, AND IRAQ WAS AN ESSENTIAL STEP TOWARDS CONSTRUCTION OF A UNITED ARAB WORLD."THREE STARS SHINE ON THE FLAG OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC", HE SAID."SOON I AM CONVINCED OTHER STARS WILL SHINE.AMONGST THEM WILL BE THE STAR OF ALGERIA".

    PRESIDENT NASSER, REPLYING SAID: "THE ARABS FORM A SINGLE NATION; WE ARE ONE PEOPLE, AND ONLY COLONIALISM SEPARATED US".

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    Film ID:
    VLVADDEC7JEH96UGST31DB6URVHU
    Media URN:
    VLVADDEC7JEH96UGST31DB6URVHU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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