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    PRESIDENT ABDI RASHID ALI SHERMARKE OF SOMALIA ARRIVED IN KHARTOUM YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT.

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    PRESIDENT ABDI RASHID ALI SHERMARKE OF SOMALIA ARRIVED IN KHARTOUM YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOR A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT. HE WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT ISMAIL EL AZHARI OF THE SUDAN, PRIME MINISTER MOHAMMED AHMED MAHGOUB AND OTHER MINISTERS. PRESIDENT SHERMARKE IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS MINISTERS OF DEFENCE, PLANNING AND PUBLIC WORKS.

    PRESIDENT EL AZHARI VISITED THE SOMALI REPUBLIC LAST JULY FOR THE CELEBRATIONS OF THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF SOMALIA'S INDEPENDENCE.

    PRESIDENTS SHERMARKE AND EL AZHARI WILL BE DISCUSSING RELATIONS BETWEEN THEIR COUNTRIES AND GENERAL AFRICAN PROBLEMS. AT A STATE DINNER ON SUNDAY NIGHT PRESIDENT EL AZHARI PRAISED "THE DISTINGUISHED ROLE OF SOMALIA" DURING THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAS IN JUNE 1967. HE SAID THAT THE SUDAN WOULD REMAIN PART OF THE ARAB WORLD, AND ADDED THAT THE SUDAN ADMIRED THE SOMALIAN EFFORTS IN ALL SCOPES OF LIFE AND ITS ACHIEVEMENTS. PRESIDENT SHERMARKE WILL REPLY AT A STATE DINNER HE WILL GIVE IN PRESIDENT EL AZHARI'S HONOUR. ON MONDAY (TODAY) PRESIDENT SHERMARKE WILL ATTEND A MILITARY PARADE TO MARK THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REVOLUTION WHICH OUSTED SUDAN'S MILITARY REGIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE50WF04NRLGZQFGQ7IA4TGC6V
    Media URN:
    VLVAE50WF04NRLGZQFGQ7IA4TGC6V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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