• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE ELECTION OF MR ABDURAHHMAN PAZHWAK OF AFGHANISTAN AS PRESIDENT OF THE SESSION.

  • Description

    THE FIFTH SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENED IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE ELECTION OF MR ABDURAHHMAN PAZHWAK OF AFGHANISTAN AS PRESIDENT OF THE SESSION. THE DELEGATES THEN STOOD FOR ONE MINUTE IN SILENT TRIBUTE TO THE LATE DR. KONRAD ADENAUER, THE FORMER WEST GERMAN CHANCELLOR WHO DIED ON WEDNESDAY.

    THE 122-NATION SESSION WILL RESUME WORK ON MONDAY IN AN ATTEMPT TO FIND WAYS TO REPLACE SOUTH AFRICA AS THE ADMINISTERING POWER OF SOUTH WEST AFRICA. IT WILL ALSO ATTEMPT TO UNRAVEL THE CONTINUING DISPUTE CONCERNING THE U.N.'s FINANCIAL TROUBLES OVER PEACE-KEEPING OPERATIONS.

    IN HIS PRESIDENTIAL SPEECH, MR PAZHWAK EXPRESSED ENTHUSIASM FOR THE U.N.'s MUTUAL AIMS:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEHG4K0P3PA1QL63V0FF3IP1JI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEHG4K0P3PA1QL63V0FF3IP1JI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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