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    The U.N.General Assembly opened its 20th session tuesday (21 September) in a general atmosphere of?

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    Goldberg and delegates
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    2.
    Quaison-Sackey, SOF: "Glad to open..." ends "...or meditation."
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    Quaison-Sackey, U Thant on Rostrum, delegates bow heads
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    Quaison-Sackey and U Thant
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    Counting of ballots
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    Quaison-Sackey, SOF: "His Excellency, Mr. Fanfani..." close "applause"
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    Fanfani comes to rostrum, embraces Quaison-Sackey, takes president's seat
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    Background: The U.N.General Assembly opened its 20th session tuesday (21 September) in a general atmosphere of harmony that ???aw the near-unanimous election of Foreign Minister Amintore Fanfani of Italy as President.

    With the roll call vote on the Presidency, the Assembly ended a year-long paralysis over voting rights.The impasse has left it with a vast backlog of unfinished business.

    The 57-year-old Fanfani was unopposed.But two votes were cast for former Yugoslav Foreign Minister Koa Popovic despite the fact that the had withdrawn from the race.Fanfani succeeds Alex Quaison-Sackey of Ghana.

    The rest of the meeting was routine except for the admission of Singapore and the Maldive Islands to membership, bringing the U.N.rolls to 117 members.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA44WRJPUHEI2TJTEE34UXQL58J
    Media URN:
    VLVA44WRJPUHEI2TJTEE34UXQL58J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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