• Short Summary

    At a colourful parade on Thursday (21 October) marking the second anniversary of the Somalian revolution, President Barre was joined by four African Heads of State.

  • Description

    At a colourful parade on Thursday (21 October) marking the second anniversary of the Somalian revolution, President Barre was joined by four African Heads of State. The day-long celebrations were attended by Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Presidents of Sudan, Congo People's Republic and Tanzania--Jaffar El Nimeiry, Marien Ngouabi and Julius Nyerere. Delegations from about thirty nations, including the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China arrived for the festivities celebrating the two-year rule of General barre's Supreme Revolutionary Council. The new regime, established after the overthrow of civilian parliamentary government, is committed to socialist policies and is currently engaged in a comprehensive three-year plan covering major projects such as roads and rural development.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAERHDDQW9EOG1N4NU6RSL2H470
    Media URN:
    VLVAERHDDQW9EOG1N4NU6RSL2H470
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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