• Short Summary

    The Secretary General of the Islamic Conference Organisation (ICO) Mr Habib Chatti told Afghan refugees in Pakistan on Friday (9 April) than the Soviet Union's decision to intervene in their country's affairs was their biggest mistake of this age, and probably in the entire history of the USSR, Mr Chatti was in Pakistan to present a cheque worth five million United States dollars as a contribution from ICO member - Moslem countries to help Pakistan support some 2-point-5 million Afghan refugees.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Afghan refugees seated at Nasir Bagh camp near Peshawar.
    0.06

    2.
    SCU Secretary General of the Islamic Conference Organisation, Habib Chatti speaking.
    0.24

    3.
    SV & GV Refugees cheering and chanting while Chatti looks on. (3 SHOTS)
    0.37

    4.
    GV Foreign Office building in Islamabad.
    0.40

    5.
    SV & SCU INT Mr. Chatti and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Sahibzada Yaqub Ali Khan chatting. (4 SHOTS)
    1.00

    6.
    GV Mr Chatti handling cheque to Pakistan President, Zia-ul-Haq at President's house in Rawalpindi.
    1.26




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    Background: The Secretary General of the Islamic Conference Organisation (ICO) Mr Habib Chatti told Afghan refugees in Pakistan on Friday (9 April) than the Soviet Union's decision to intervene in their country's affairs was their biggest mistake of this age, and probably in the entire history of the USSR, Mr Chatti was in Pakistan to present a cheque worth five million United States dollars as a contribution from ICO member - Moslem countries to help Pakistan support some 2-point-5 million Afghan refugees. The ICO Secretary General also held talks with Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Minister Sahibzada Yaqub Ali Khan on Thursday (8 April) discussing the problem of providing food, shelter and medical services to the refugees.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8LWNTYE35UNBT7YSNN0P2GHMO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8LWNTYE35UNBT7YSNN0P2GHMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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