• Short Summary

    TUNISIAN OFFICIALS WERE TAKING AN INVENTORY JUNE 28 OF INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT AT THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE FRENCH MILITARY BASE AT BIZERIA.

  • Description

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    LV TUNISIANS ARRIVE AT ARSENAL.
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    2.
    CU SIGN "PYROTECHNIE" (ARSENAL)
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    3.
    LV TUNISIANS WITH FRENCH CONSUL AND OFFICERS.
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    4.
    SV PAN..OFFICIALS WALK ALONG CHECKING INVENTORY.
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    5.
    LV TROOPS LOAD LAST LORRIES AT BARRACKS.
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    6.
    SV DITTO.
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    7.
    SCU. NOTICE "BASSINN"
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    8.
    GV PAN...DOCKS.
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    9.
    LV DITTO.
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    10.
    LV ARSENAL.
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    11.
    SV PAN EXT..TUNISIANS TOUR HOSPITAL.
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    12.
    LV PART OF HOSPITAL.
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    13.
    SV DOCTOR SHOWS EQUIPMENT.
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    14.
    SV TUNISIANS TALK WITH DOCTOR IN CHARGE.
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    Background: TUNISIAN OFFICIALS WERE TAKING AN INVENTORY JUNE 28 OF INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT AT THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE FRENCH MILITARY BASE AT BIZERIA. THIS SECTION IS SCHEDULED TO BE HANDED OVER TO TUNISIA IN A FORMAL CEREMONY ON JUNE 30.

    NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE HANDING OVER OF THE ENTIRE BASE WERE POSTPONED IN JANUARY THIS YEAR. PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA SAID HE HAD AGREED TO A FRENCH EQUEST TO POSTPONE THE TALKS UNTIL JULY. BOTH SIDES WERE, HOWEVER, REPORTED AGREED ON THE PRINCIPLE OF FRENCH EVACUATION OF THE BASE.

    WHEN PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA ATTEMPTED TO FORCE A FRENCH EVACUATION BY MILITARY MEASURES LAST JULY, MORE THAN 700 MEN, MAINLY TUNISIANS, WERE KILLED. AND THE SITUATION REMAINED AT STALEMATE, ALTHOUGH FRANCE AGREED TO RESUME THE TALKS WHICH WERE SUSPENDED IN ROME IN DECEMBER LAST YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8OQYI9KDHWQLSL04HX9KWD3GH
    Media URN:
    VLVA8OQYI9KDHWQLSL04HX9KWD3GH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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