• Short Summary

    THE LEADER OF LIBYA'S REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, COLONEL GADDAFI ARRIVED UNEXPECTEDLY IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) SPARKING SPECULATION THAT HIS COUNTRY MAY BE ASKED TO PLAY A MORE ACTIVE ROLE IN THE ARAB FIGHT AGAINST ISRAEL.

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    THE LEADER OF LIBYA'S REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, COLONEL GADDAFI ARRIVED UNEXPECTEDLY IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) SPARKING SPECULATION THAT HIS COUNTRY MAY BE ASKED TO PLAY A MORE ACTIVE ROLE IN THE ARAB FIGHT AGAINST ISRAEL. COLONEL GADDAFI HELD MARATHON FIVE HOUR DISCUSSIONS WITH U.A.R. LEADER PRESIDENT NASSER.

    NO STATEMENT WAS MADE AFTER THE SESSION WHICH WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL ABU YOUNIS, CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE LIBYAN ARMY AND EGYPTIAN VICE PRESIDENT SADAT, WAR MINISTER GENERAL FAWZI AND OTHER TOP OFFICIALS.

    INFORMED SOURCES SAID THE TALKS WERE WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF TOP LEVEL CONSULTATIONS LAID DOWN IN A PACT SIGNED BY EGYPT AND LIBYA IN TRIPOLI LAST DECEMBER.

    THE TALKS ARE CLOUDED IN MYSTERY. GENERAL GADAFFI'S VISIT WAS KEPT A CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET UNTIL HIS ARRIVAL IN CAIRO. THE SUBSTANCE OF THE TALKS WASN'T MADE KNOWN, THE LENGTH OF THE GENERAL'S VISIT WASN'T DISCLOSED AND ITS UNCERTAIN WHETHER THERE'LL BE FURTHER DISCUSSIONS.

    GENERAL GADDAFI RECENTLY HELD TALKS IN ALGIERS WITH PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE. ITS THOUGHT THE OUTCOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS WERE AMONG SUBJECTS REVIEWED LAST NIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAERFALSF6DLC134MRVBKIPJWBW
    Media URN:
    VLVAERFALSF6DLC134MRVBKIPJWBW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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