• Short Summary

    Chad's Armed Forces of the North, the organisation now in control of the Central African nation, mounted a mass demonstration on November 22 to protest against Libya's intervention in the country's affairs.

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    GV Air Africa jet on tarmac taxiing.
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    SV Chad Foreign Affairs Minister Idriss Miskine down aircraft steps and greeted by Chad officials.
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    GV Idriss Miskine walking across tarmac.
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    GVs Mass demonstration march, led by banner saying "Gaddafi out of Chad". (5 SHOTS)
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    Background: Chad's Armed Forces of the North, the organisation now in control of the Central African nation, mounted a mass demonstration on November 22 to protest against Libya's intervention in the country's affairs. The protest coincided with the return of Chadian Foreign Affairs Minister Idriss Miskine from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) meeting in Tripoli. Mr. Miskine, said that Libya was trying to legitimatise former Chad President Goukouni Oueddei, in anticipation of a major military incursion the Libyans planned to make into Chad. Taking part in the march through the streets of the capital were Chad government ministers, members of the National Council of the Armed Forces of the North, and the national Union of Chad Women. The demonstrators carried banners urging Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to withdraw his troops from their country. Other banners stated that Chad was not a backyard province of Libya. The N'Djamena authorities have accused Libya of occupying and exploiting 15-thousand square kilometres (5,790 square miles) of its territory, known as the Aouzou strip. They say the Libyans have control over the strip's important mineral resources and claim the Libyans are aiding subversives exiled there.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6O36TQ3T2DBBULMV15RK84YHT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6O36TQ3T2DBBULMV15RK84YHT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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