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    KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA, WHO IS ON A WEEK-LONG VISIT TO GREAT BRITAIN, TODAY (MONDAY) VISITED THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER.

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    KING FAISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA, WHO IS ON A WEEK-LONG VISIT TO GREAT BRITAIN, TODAY (MONDAY) VISITED THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER. TONIGHT HE ATTENDED A BANQUET IN HIS HONOUR IN LONDON'S GUILDHALL.

    THIS MORNING, KING FAISAL HAD TWO-HOUR TALKS WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD WILSON, AT NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET. IT WAS REPORTED LATER THAT MR. WILSON HAD ASSURED THE KING THAT BRITAIN WOULD DO ALL IT COULD TO BRING THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION TO PEACEFUL INDEPENDENCE BY NEXT YEAR.

    THE FIRST FORMAL TALKS OF KING FAISAL'S STATE VISIT, WHICH BEGAN LAST WEEK, CENTRED ON BRITAIN'S PROBLEM OF CARRYING OUT ITS PROMISED MILITARY WITHDRAWAL FROM THE FEDERATION - WHICH BORDERS SAUDI ARABIA -- AND LEAVING BEHIND A STABLE GOVERNMENT.

    TONIGHT, KING FAISAL ATTENDED A BANQUET GIVEN BY THE LORD MAYOR AND CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF LONDON AT GUILDHALL, WHERE HE SPOKE OF THE STRONG TIES BETWEEN HIS COUNTRY AND BRITAIN. THE KING WAS ACCOMPANIED AT THE BANQUET BY THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF KENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAQ8YYQ7UZXHGFI9ARB2A97L2U
    Media URN:
    VLVAQ8YYQ7UZXHGFI9ARB2A97L2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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