President of the Yemen Arab Republic, Ibraham Hemidi, visited Sudan on New Years Day (1 January) to coincide with Sudan's 20th Anniversary of Independence.
SV Ibrahim Hemadi down aircraft steps, greeted by Nemery of Sudan.
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GV Guard of Honour.
GV Presidents walk past cheering crowds.
GV People waving flags.
GV Presidents in car waving as crowd look on. (4 shots)
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SV Presidents, in civilians clothes arrive at Independence Rally.
GV Radar and rockets. (2 shots)
SV Presidents continue tour.
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Background: President of the Yemen Arab Republic, Ibraham Hemidi, visited Sudan on New Years Day (1 January) to coincide with Sudan's 20th Anniversary of Independence.
He was met at Khartoum airport by the Sudanese President, General Jaafir Mohamed Al Nemery and government officials.
The two presidents drove back through the streets of the capital which were lined with thousands of cheering people, waving flags.
At an Independence Day rally that day, President Nemery called on Africans to put an end to the Angolan war.
He also said Sudan would continue to struggle for "the unity of Afro-Arab revolutions, regaining the national legitimate rights of the Palestinians.
SYNOPSIS: Yemen Arab Republic President, Ibraham Hemaid, paid a visit to Sudan on Thursday, the country's twentieth anniversary of independence.
He was accompanied by his deputy, Yahia Gugman and his Minister for Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Elasnag. Mr. Hemadi was met at Khartoum airport by Sudanese President, General Jaafir Mohamed Al Nemery and top Sudanese government officials.
Thousands of people cheered the two leaders as they left the airport for the People's Palace.
As they made their way slowly through Khartoum streets in a limousine the population had turned out in force, cheering and waving flags. Later that day the leaders went to the Rally of the Nation's celebrations for Sudan's Independence Day.
President Nemery made an appeal at the rally for Africans to put an end to the Angola war. He also said Sudan would continue the struggle to unify "Afro-Arab revolutions" to regain the "national legitimate rights of the Palestinians". The leaders also inspected some of Sudan's weapons on display at the rally.