• Short Summary

    KING HASSAN RESUMED HIS TOUR OF MOROCCO ON TUESDAY, INTERRUPTED BY THE OUTBREAK OF BORDER CLASHES WITH ALGERIA FIFTEEN DAYS AGO.

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    KING HASSAN RESUMED HIS TOUR OF MOROCCO ON TUESDAY, INTERRUPTED BY THE OUTBREAK OF BORDER CLASHES WITH ALGERIA FIFTEEN DAYS AGO.WITH MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND JOURNALISTS HE DROVE BY ROAD FROM MARRAKESH TO THE ATLANTIC COAST TOWN OF ESSAOUIRA (FORMERLY MOGADOR).

    DRESSED IN WHITE, KING HASSAN APPROACHED THE CITY CENTRE BY CAR, RIDING OVER COUNTLESS RUGS PLACED IN HIS PATH.HE RECEIVED THE TRADITIONAL GIFTS OF DATES AND MILK ON ARRIVING AT THE CITY CENTRE, AND THEN CHOSE TO WALK TO THE COUNCIL THROUGH CHEERING PEOPLE CLAMOURING TO TOUCH HIM.THE KING LATER SPOKE TO NOTABLES IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER.

    THOUSANDS SHOUTED: "LONG LIVE HASSAN, LONG LIVE MOROCCO." FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS DESCRIBED THE ACCLAIM GIVEN TO THE KING AS ONE OF THE GREATEST EVER.

    TODAY, REPORTS OF HEAVY FIGHTING ALONG THE BORDER, PARTICULARLY AT THE FRONTIER POSTS OF HASSI BEIDA AND TINJOUB, CONTINUE.EFFORTS MADE BY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA AND THE ARAB LEAGUE COUNCIL TO MEDIATE IN THE AFFAIR HAVE SO FAR DRAWN NO POSITIVE RESULTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAWMI1YDVP70EZHW7QR1H0V42S
    Media URN:
    VLVAWMI1YDVP70EZHW7QR1H0V42S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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