• Short Summary

    SHEIKH ZAID BIN SULTAN AL NAHAYYAN, RULER OF ABU DHABI -- LARGEST OF THE TRUCIAL STATES -- TODAY CALLED ON BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, HAROLD WILSON AND FOREIGN SECRETARY, MICHAEL STEWART.

  • Description

    SHEIKH ZAID BIN SULTAN AL NAHAYYAN, RULER OF ABU DHABI -- LARGEST OF THE TRUCIAL STATES -- TODAY CALLED ON BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, HAROLD WILSON AND FOREIGN SECRETARY, MICHAEL STEWART. SHEIKH ZAID IS IN LONDON ON AN OFFICIAL FIVE-DAY VISIT.

    THE RULER OF THE PERSIAN GULF STATE CONFERRED WITH THE PRIME MINISTER AT NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET FOR 35 MINUTES. DEFENCE IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE KEY TOPICS DISCUSSED BY THE TWO LEADERS DURING THEIR WIDE-RANGING DISCUSSIONS.

    DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PERSIAN GULF, LEADING TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF BRITISH TROOPS FROM THE AREA BY THE END OF 1971 ARE ALSO BELIEVED TO HAVE FIGURED PROMINENTLY IN THE DISCUSSIONS.

    AFTER THE MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER, SHEIKH ZAID WALKED TO THE NEARBY FOREIGN OFFICE, WHERE HE CONFERRED WITH THE FOREIGN SECRETARY AND MR GORONWY ROBERTS, MINISTER OF STATE AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE. BRITAIN HAS SPECIAL TREATY RELATIONS WITH THE TRUCIAL STATES.

    ON FRIDAY, SHEIKH ZAID WILL HAVE LUNCHEON WITH QUEEN ELIZABETH AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAS76IPOTV2KWC3HMVPQRYOI9Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAS76IPOTV2KWC3HMVPQRYOI9Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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