• Short Summary

    THE NEW "PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF SOUTHERN YEMEN" WILL OFFICIALLY COME INTO BEING AT MIDNIGHT ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

  • Description

    THE NEW "PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF SOUTHERN YEMEN" WILL OFFICIALLY COME INTO BEING AT MIDNIGHT ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT SPOKESMAN ANNOUNCED IN GENEVA TODAY (TUESDAY). THE DECISION IS THE RESULT OF NINE DAYS OF TALKS BETWEEN NLF AND BRITISH DELEGATIONS IN GENEVA.

    THE SEVEN-MAN NLF DELEGATION ARRANGED TO FLY HOME BY CHARTERED AIRCRAFT THIS AFTERNOON.

    THE NEW NATION'S BIRTH WILL END 129 YEARS OF BRITISH RULE OVER 1,500,000 ARABS, MOSTLY TRIBESMEN, LIVING IN ALMOST BARREN AND MOUNTAINOUS SOUTH ARABIAN TERRITORY.

    THE GENEVA TALKS HAVE DEALT WITH QUESTIONS OF THE TRANSFER OF POWER AND THE AMOUNT OF BRITISH AID TO BE GIVEN TO THE NEW REPUBLIC. THE NLF HAD BEEN PRESSING FOR MORE THAN THE GBP60 MILLION STERLING AID THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAD PROMISED FOR THE FIRST THREE YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE.

    THE NLF IS EXPECTED TO FORM THE NEW REPUBLIC'S GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAKP9EXLPFTLB58S5CRNK5H901
    Media URN:
    VLVAKP9EXLPFTLB58S5CRNK5H901
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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