• Short Summary

    Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie has arrived in Greece on his way to Rabat, Morocco, to attend the ninth summit conference of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

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    Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie has arrived in Greece on his way to Rabat, Morocco, to attend the ninth summit conference of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

    The Emperor spent two hours in Athens discussing matters of mutual interest between their two countries with the Greek Deputy Premier, Mr Stylianos Pattakos, and the Ethiopian Ambassador to Greece, Mr. Mesfin Abebe.

    Mr Pattakos last year visited Ethiopia, where he met the Emperor and other Ethiopian Government officials.

    Emperor Haile Selassie war later due to leave by special jet for Morocco, via Geneva, for the summit, which opened today (Monday).

    Among matters to be discussed at the summit will be a report from the OAU Defence Commission recommending that regional defence systems be set up to protect independent African States.

    SYNOPSIS: An aircraft taxies into Athens Western Airport carrying Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie on a short stop-over visit. At the airport to meet him was the Greek Deputy-Premier Mr Stylianos Pattakos, and the Ethiopian Ambassador to Greece, Mr. Mesfin Abebe.

    After reviewing a special guard of honour, the Emperor and Mr Pattakos discussed matters of mutual interest to the two countries. Mr Pattakos last year visited Ethiopia, where he met the Emperor and other Ethiopian Government officials. The Emperor was later due to leave by special jet for Morocco, via Geneva, for the summit. Matters to be discussed at the summit include a report from the OAU Defence Commission recommending that regional defence systems be set up to protect independent African States.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKDABBSMOJ9YRR50XQD59Q9LG
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKDABBSMOJ9YRR50XQD59Q9LG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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