• Short Summary

    ETHIOPIAN EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE ARRIVED IN MARRAKESH YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) BY SPECIAL TRAIN FORM CASABLANCA AND WAS GREETED AT THE RAILWAY STATION BY KING HASSAN II.

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    ETHIOPIAN EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE ARRIVED IN MARRAKESH YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) BY SPECIAL TRAIN FORM CASABLANCA AND WAS GREETED AT THE RAILWAY STATION BY KING HASSAN II.HE MADE A SPECIAL APPEAL FOR A CEASE FIRE AND PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT IN THE CURRENT DISPUTE BETWEEN ALGERIA AND MOROCCO.

    ON A FOUR DAY VISIT HAILE SELASSIE WAS SCHEDULED TO VISIT ALGERIA AFTER LEAVING MOROCCO AT THE WEEKEND.

    RELIABLE SOURCES IN MARRAKESH SAID THE ETHIOPIAN EMPEROR MIGHT OFFER TO MEDIATE IN THE CONFLICT.(HE COULD DO THIS INSIDE THE FRAMEWORK OF THE AFRICAN UNITY ORGANISATION SET UP IN ADDIS ABBABA EARLIER THIS YEAR.)
    MEANWHILE IN ALGIERS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ALGERIANS TURNED OUT TODAY (FRIDAY) FOR THE STATE FUNERAL OF TROOPS KILLED IN THE OUTBREAK OF FRONTIER FIGHTING WITH MOROCCO, THE DEAD FROM THE KABYLIE MOUNTAINS FIGHTING AGAINST BERBER REBELS WERE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE FUNERAL.

    CONFUSED REPORTS OF THE MOROCCO - ALGERIAN FIGHTING CONTINUE FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE DISPUTED FRONTIER.ALGERIA HAS DENIED A MOROCCAN CLAIM THAT 25 MOROCCAN TROOPS WERE KILLED IN AN ATTACK BY 500 ALGERIANS ON A BORDER POST ON THURSDAY NIGHT.

    ON THURSDAY NIGHT PRESIDENT BEN BELLA'S EMISSARIES RETURNED FROM PEACE TALKS IN MOROCCO SAYING THEY HAD BEEN UNABLE TO SOLVE THE DISPUTE IN TALKS WITH MOROCCAN OFFICIALS.BUT IN MARRAKESH A MOROCCAN SPOKESMAN SAID THERE HAD BEEN NO BREAKDOWN IN THE TALKS AND THAT THE ALGERIANS HAD RETURNED HOME "FOR CONSULTATIONS".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAK2SN58OPKJ8UE8TYHOB1K5PB
    Media URN:
    VLVAK2SN58OPKJ8UE8TYHOB1K5PB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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