• Short Summary

    UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, U THANT ARRIVED IN MOROCCO, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), FOR A THREE DAY OFFICIAL VISIT.

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    LV PLANE TAXIES IN AT RABAT AIRPORT.
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    SV OFFICIALS WAIT TO GREET U THANT.
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    3.
    GV U THANT DOWN STEPS. GREETED. (3 SHOTS)
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    SV U THANT INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR.
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    SV GUARD OF HONOUR.
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    GV & CU...U THANT INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR.
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    GV U THANT SHAKES HANDS WITH DIPLOMATIC CORPS.
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    8.
    CU DITTO.
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    9.
    GV PAN...U THANT AND OTHERS WALK OFF.
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    Initials JM/S/MGT/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, U THANT ARRIVED IN MOROCCO, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), FOR A THREE DAY OFFICIAL VISIT. AT THE START OF HIS 10-NATIONS AFRICAN TOUR.

    HE WAS WELCOMED AT RABAT AIRPORT BY THE MOROCCAN PRIME MINISTER, M. AHMED BAHNINI, THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    IN A STATEMENT U THANT SAID MOROCCO HAD MADE 'SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS' TO THE UNITED NATIONS, AND AS A MEMBER OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL WAS 'SHOULDERING VERY HEAVY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE PRESERVATION OF PEACE'.

    THIS. U THANT'S FIRST VISIT TO AFRICA WAS PLANNED SOME TIME AGO. AFTER MOROCCO HE WILL BE GOING ON TO ALGERIA. TUNISIA, SENEGAL, GUINEA, GHANA, NIGERIA AND ETHIOPIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36TCJLGJXVJOOBWURM7F8WP1S
    Media URN:
    VLVA36TCJLGJXVJOOBWURM7F8WP1S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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