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    THE U.N. COMMISSION AND BELGIAN TROOPS SUPERVISING THE SEPT 25 ELECTION AND PLEBISCITE IN RUANDA?

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    USUMBURA AIRPORT -



    UNO OFFICIALS IN HALL



    UNO SECURITY OFFICER



    BELGIAN PARACOMMANDOS



    BELGIAN PARACOMMANDOS IN BUSH-HATS



    PLANE READY TO LEAVE FOR BRUSSELS WITH BELGIAN COMMANDOS



    CU PLANE IDENTIFICATION



    GROUP OF PARACOMMANDO WAVE GOODBYE



    PLANE DEPARTS



    HONOUR GUARD ARRIVES: PARACOMMANDOS, BELGIAN CARABINIERS (ON CYCLES)



    BELGIAN ARRIVES



    DARSONVILLE & HARROY UN COMMISSION CHAIRMAN AND BELGIAN PRESIDENT-GENERAL INSPECTING TROOPS



    DARSONVILLE - HARROY SHAKE HANDS



    DARSONVILLE TO PLANE, STRETCHES HAND FOR GOODBYE




    Initials JRG/S/FW


    (7027/7028/61 SERVICED)

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE U.N. COMMISSION AND BELGIAN TROOPS SUPERVISING THE SEPT 25 ELECTION AND PLEBISCITE IN RUANDA LEFT USUMBURA, SEPT 28, FOR NEW YORK AND BELGIUM RESPECTIVELY.

    THE ELECTIONS IN THE UNITED NATIONS TRUST TERRITORY DUE FOR INDEPENDENCE NEXT YEAR. PRODUCED CONFLICTING RESULTS: IN RUANDA THE REPUBLICAN PARMEHUTU PARTY, WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE MAJORITY BAHUTU TRIBE AND THE BELGIAN ADMINISTRATION, WON WITH A LARGE MAJORITY; IN A SEPARATE REFERENDUM ON THE MONARCHY, THE RETURN OF THE KING, A MEMBER OF THE MINORITY WATUTSI TRIBE WHO WAS EXILED LAST YEAR, WAS REJECTED. IN URUNDI, EARLIER IN THE MONTH, THE UPRONA PARTY SWEPT THE POLLS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3I2T3VIKML8V7DH9XXAMHNQ45
    Media URN:
    VLVA3I2T3VIKML8V7DH9XXAMHNQ45
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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