• Short Summary

    An Afro-Arab symposium on solidarity in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates ended on saturday (18 December) with a call for closer co-operation between the people of African and Arab countries in order to achieve complete political, economic and cultural independence.

  • Description

    1.
    SV EXT Delegates arriving (3 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    SV INT Sheikh Sultan Ben Mohammed El Quassimi (centre of picture) shaking hands with delegates and taking seat
    0.29

    3.
    SV PAN ALONG delegates listening to Sheikh Sultan's speech (including Africans)
    0.37

    4.
    CU Sheikh Sultan speaking
    0.40

    5.
    GV Delegates applaud
    0.43



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    Background: An Afro-Arab symposium on solidarity in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates ended on saturday (18 December) with a call for closer co-operation between the people of African and Arab countries in order to achieve complete political, economic and cultural independence.

    SYNOPSIS: More than 40 Arab and African intellectuals, scholars and economic experts attended the four days of discussions which were organised by the foreign ministry of the United Arab Emirates and Khartoum University in Sudan.

    The ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan Ben Mohammed El Qassimi--in the centre of the picture--welcomed the delegates, who included Sudan's Information Minister Mr. Bona Malwal and former Sudanese Foreign Minister Gamal Mohammed Ahmed.

    In his speech Sheikh sultan attacked racist regimes and imperial powers in occupied Palestine, and Africa, and delegates released a statement at the end of the symposium unconditionally supporting African National Liberation Movements and the Palestinian people in their struggle.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADWKIWJ0WP4VWXCPPD5L266QXH
    Media URN:
    VLVADWKIWJ0WP4VWXCPPD5L266QXH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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