• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY VISIT AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

  • Description

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY VISIT AND TALKS WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON. WELCOMING THE AFRICAN LEADER AT THE WHITE HOUSE, THE PRESIDENT WARMLY PRAISED HIM FOR HIS EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF PEACE.

    THE EMPEROR ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON BY AIR IN THE EARLY EVENING AND WAS FLOWN TO THE WHITE HOUSE, WHERE HE RECEIVED FULL MILITARY HONOURS, BY HELICOPTER. REPLYING TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S GLOWING SPEECH OF WELCOME, THE EMPEROR SAID HE HOPED THEIR TALKS WOULD MAKE THE MAXIMUM CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE SAFETY AND PROSPERITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS.

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE IS EXPECTED TO DISCUSS WITH THE PRESIDENT ETHIOPIA'S DESIRE TO OBTAIN : ADDITIONAL AID TO MODERNISE ITS ARMED FORCES AND OFFSET THE SOVIET-BACKED MILITARY BUILD-UP REPORTED TO BE GOING ON IN NEIGHBOURING SOMALIA. AMERICAN OFFICIALS SAID THEY EXPECTED THE EMPEROR TO ASK FOR INCREASED ASSISTANCE, THOUGH THEY DID NOT EXPECT HIM TO LIST SPECIFIC ITEMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEZ5YCLBXCVDVC3R5HLARNIT7K
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZ5YCLBXCVDVC3R5HLARNIT7K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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