• Short Summary

    KING HASSAN THE SECOND OF MORROCO CURRENTLY ON A TOUR OF MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES, ARRIVED IN ANKARA ON WEDNESDAY (10 APRIL) FOR A THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO TURKEY AND TALKS WITH THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT CENTRED PRINCIPALLY ON THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

  • Description

    KING HASSAN THE SECOND OF MORROCO CURRENTLY ON A TOUR OF MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES, ARRIVED IN ANKARA ON WEDNESDAY (10 APRIL) FOR A THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO TURKEY AND TALKS WITH THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT CENTRED PRINCIPALLY ON THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

    HE WAS WELCOMED AT ANKARA'S AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT CEVDET SUNAY AND PREMIER SULEYMAN DEMIREL.

    THE MOROCCAN KING, WHOSE ENTOURAGE COMPRISES ABOUT 140 PEOPLE, INCLUDING SEVERAL CABINET MINISTERS, LEFT TURKEY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR IRAN AND SAUDI ARABIA. HE MAY ALSO GO TO CAIRO.

    DURING HIS STAY IN TURKEY, HE HAD FORMAL TALKS WITH PRESIDENT SUNAY AND PREMIER DEMIREL. A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED LATER SAID THE KING AND THE PRESIDENT CONDEMNED RACIAL SEGREGATION AND THE POLICIES OF RHODESIA AND SOUTH AFRICA.

    IT WENT ON TO SAY THAT PRESIDENT SUNAY EXPLAINED TURKEY'S VIEWS ON THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, SAYING THAT TURKEY WAS AGAINST ISRAEL GAINING TERRITORY BY FORCE.

    BOTH LEADERS EXPRESSED CONCERN AT THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION AND SUPPORTED EFFORTS FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGREED ON EXCHANGING TECHNICIANS, EXPERTS AND DELEGATIONS FOR DEVELOPING TRADE.

    BEFORE LEAVING TURKEY KING HASSAN PAID VISIT TO THE TOMB OF KEMAL ATATURK, THE FOUNDER OF MODERN TURKEY, WHERE HE LAID A WREATH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE7Q8TX6E66J55ZVS33NPS9ABJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7Q8TX6E66J55ZVS33NPS9ABJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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