• Short Summary

    UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT ARRIVED IN NOUADHIBOU, WESTERN MAURITANIA, ON TUESDAY LAST WEEK (30 DECEMBER) ON THE FIRST LAP OF A 10-NATION WEST AFRICAN TOUR.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PLANE TAXIS
    0.05

    2.
    SV MR. MOUKNASS AND PARTY WAITING
    0.10

    3.
    SV U THANT COMING DOWN STEPS AND GREETED BY MR. MOUKNASS (2 SHOTS)
    0.21

    4.
    CU U THANT SHAKING HANDS
    0.24

    5.
    SV U THANT MEETING OFFICIALS
    0.34

    6.
    LV & SV U THANT AND PARTY BEING CHEERED BY CROWD
    0.43

    7.
    CU CHEERING PEOPLE
    0.46

    8.
    SV U THANT AND PARTY PASSING CROWD
    0.54

    9.
    GV SHIP TIED UP AT DOCK
    0.59

    10.
    SV U THANT AND MOUKNASS LOOKING ON
    1.02

    11.
    GV SUPERSTRUCTURE
    1.04

    12.
    SV U THANT CHATTING WITH OFFICIALS
    1.10

    13.
    GV SUPERSTRUCTURE
    1.12

    14.
    SV PAN U THANT LEAVING IN CAR
    1.17

    15.
    CU PRESIDENT DADDAH
    1.18

    16.
    SV U THANT GREETED OFF PLANE BY DADDAH AND OTHERS
    1.28

    17.
    SV & CU U THANT AND DADDAH STAND FOR ANTHEMS
    1.33

    18.
    SV U THANT AND DADDAH PASSING GUARD OF HONOUR
    1.38

    19.
    SV CROWD WAVING AND CHANTING
    1.41

    20.
    CU U THANT MEETING OFFICIALS (3 SHOTS)
    1.52

    21.
    CU MEMBER OF CROWD WAVING U.N. FLAG
    1.55

    22.
    LV U THANT AND DADDAH IN MOTORCADE PASSING VAST CROWDS
    2.00

    23.
    CU PEOPLE CLAPPING
    2.03

    24.
    SV PAN DADDAH AND U THANT IN CAR PASSING CROWDS
    2.16



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    Background: UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT ARRIVED IN NOUADHIBOU, WESTERN MAURITANIA, ON TUESDAY LAST WEEK (30 DECEMBER) ON THE FIRST LAP OF A 10-NATION WEST AFRICAN TOUR.

    HE WAS RECEIVED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE MAURITANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, M. HAMDI OULD MOUKNASS.

    HE BEGAN HIS VISIT BY INSPECTING NOUADHIBOU'S PORT AND INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS. NOUADHIBOU IS AN IMPORTANT ECONOMIC CENTRE.

    THE NEXT DAY HE FLEW TO THE CAPITAL, NOUAKCHOTT, AND WAS GREETED ON ARRIVAL BY PRESIDENT MOKHTAR OULD DADDAH AND A HUGE AIRPORT WELCOMING CEREMONY.

    HE THEN BEGAN HIS OFFICIAL CONTACTS BY MEETING THE FOREIGN MINISTER AGAIN AND THE POLITICAL SECRETARY OF THE RULING MAURITANIAN PEOPLE'S PARTY, M. AHMED OULD MOHAMED.

    LATER HE ATTENDED A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE MAURITANIAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, AND IN A SPEECH APPEALED FOR CLOSER CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY, PARTICULARLY IN THE FIELD OF DECOLONIALISATION.

    ON FRIDAY (2 JANUARY) U THANT LEFT THE MAURITANIAN CAPITAL FOR DAKAR, SENEGAL, TO CONTINUE HIS TOUR. HE WILL ALSO VISIT GUINEA, LIBERIA, GHANA, CAMEROUN, TOGO, NIGER, UPPER VOLTA, AND THE IVORY COAST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAICE4DFS7GISNE5HTISK79PXK
    Media URN:
    VLVAICE4DFS7GISNE5HTISK79PXK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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