• Short Summary

    THE POLISH PRESIDENT MARSHAL MARIAN SPYCHALSKI WAS WELCOMED BY PRESIDENT AHMAD HASSAN AL-BAKR OF IRAQ WHEN HE ARRIVED AT BAGDAD AIRPORT YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO START IN OFFICIAL THREE DAY VISIT TO IRAQ.

  • Description

    1.
    GV GUARD OF HONOUR, AIRCRAFT IN B/G.
    0.03

    2.
    SV POLISH PRESIDENT AND PARTY GREETED BY IRAQI PRESIDENT (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    3.
    SV PRESIDENTS WALK TOGETHER ACROSS TARMAC
    0.21

    4.
    GV GUARD OF HONOUR
    0.34

    5.
    SV OFFICER SALUTES PRESIDENTS ON DAIS (2 SHOTS)
    0.42

    6.
    GV PRESIDENTS INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR (2 SHOTS)
    0.53

    7.
    SV POLISH PRESIDENT
    0.55

    8.
    SCU IRAQI PRESIDENT
    0.57

    9.
    SV POLISH PRESIDENT SHAKES HANDS WITH OFFICIALS (3 SHOTS)
    1.19

    10.
    SV GROUP OF CHILDREN
    1.20

    11.
    SV POLISH PRIME MINISTER WALKS PAST CHILDREN
    1.23



    Initials GEP/VS/CT/BB



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    Background: THE POLISH PRESIDENT MARSHAL MARIAN SPYCHALSKI WAS WELCOMED BY PRESIDENT AHMAD HASSAN AL-BAKR OF IRAQ WHEN HE ARRIVED AT BAGDAD AIRPORT YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO START IN OFFICIAL THREE DAY VISIT TO IRAQ.

    MARSHAL SPYCHALSKI IS ACCOMPANIED BY A DELEGATION WHICH INCLUDES THE DEPUTY MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE. TALKS BEGAN TODAY (THURSDAY) BETWEEN THE POLISH DELEGATION AND IRAQ OFFICIALS ON PALESTINE, THE INTERNATIONAL SITUATION AND POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL RELATIONS BETWEEN POLAND AND IRAQ.

    POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES HAVE BEEN GOOD SINCE 1963. LAST YEAR POLAND INCREASED HER IMPORTS OF VARIOUS IRAQI GOODS -- CHIEFLY COTTON -- TO MORE THAN 3 MILLION DOLLARS. IRAQ HAS ASKED POLAND TO BUILD A 750 METRES LONG BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER TIGRIS. WORK IS DUE TO BEGIN THIS AUTUMN, AND THE THREE YEAR PROJECT WILL COST ABOUT 4 MILLION DOLLARS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9LJ4KTWAFQYR4BIH9FM2J83PB
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LJ4KTWAFQYR4BIH9FM2J83PB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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