• Short Summary

    ALGERIA'S NEW LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, TODAY (MONDAY) PLEDGED HIS COUNTRY TO RESTORATION OF ITS ECONOMY AND NON-ALIGNMENT IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

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    GV CARS ARRIVING
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    GV SOLDIERS HEAD STONES
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    CU HEAD STONES (3 SHOTS)
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    MV COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE MINISTER BOUFEFLIKA AND MINISTER BOUMAZA IN B/G WITH OTHER OFFICIALS
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    GV COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE LAYING WREATH
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    CU WREATH
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    CU BAND ON WREATH
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    GV COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE WALKING AWAY
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    LV CEMETERY
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    Background: ALGERIA'S NEW LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, TODAY (MONDAY) PLEDGED HIS COUNTRY TO RESTORATION OF ITS ECONOMY AND NON-ALIGNMENT IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS.THESE WERE THE KEYNOTES OF A SPEECH DELIVERED OVER RADIO ALGIERS MARKING THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF ALGERIA'S INDEPENDENCE.

    THE SPEECH BY COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE IN ARABIC WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS.HE DECLARED THAT THE 25 STRONG REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL WOULD GOVERN THE COUNTRY AND THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (F.L.N.) WOULD BE SUBORDINATE TO IT, BUT RESPONSIBLE FOR POLICY-MAKING AND PLANNING.

    COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE, WHO WAS DEFENCE MINISTER UNDER DEPOSED PRESIDENT AHMED BEN BELLA, CALLED THE EX-PRESIDENT A DESPOT AND A DICTATOR AND SAID LAST MONTH'S COUP WAS INEVITABLE.HE DECLARED: "THE REIGN OF CONFUSION AND UNCERTAINTY IS OVER".

    AFTERWARDS THE RADIO ANNOUNCED THAT COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE HAD BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE NEW COUNCIL.IT ALSO LISTED THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL WHICH IS MADE UP OF MAINLY MILITARY AND GENDARMERIE OFFICERS.ONLY THREE FORMER MINISTERS IN THE BEN BELLA GOVERNMENT ARE INCLUDED IN THE LIST - M.ABDULAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA, MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS: M.BEHCIR BOUMAZA, MINISTER FOR INDUSTRY AND POWER: AND, M.CHERIF BELKACEM, MINISTER FOR NATIONAL GUIDANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1U6KYQ0E1EPT5R6A9BAZ7C968
    Media URN:
    VLVA1U6KYQ0E1EPT5R6A9BAZ7C968
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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