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    President Elias Sarkis of Lebanon today received parliamentary groups to consult them on the formation of a new government to succeed that of Dr Selin Al-Hoss, which resigned on Wednesday.

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    Several shots of deputies leaving palace after consultation,


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    shot of Takieddin speaking, shot of General going into palace,


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    shot of Gemayel making statement, cutaway pressmen taking pictures.




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    Background: President Elias Sarkis of Lebanon today received parliamentary groups to consult them on the formation of a new government to succeed that of Dr Selin Al-Hoss, which resigned on Wednesday. Among those he received were Falangist leader Pierre Gemayel said the new government should be a powerful one able to strike at trouble-makers. He said he had stressed to President Sarkis the need for a government that could assume its responsibilities in the present exceptional conditions. Deputy Bahij Takieddin of a (leftist) Popular Struggle Front, also spoke to reporters after the consultations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHMCW2CORGXLVMN6ZHXL6MD8J
    Media URN:
    VLVABHMCW2CORGXLVMN6ZHXL6MD8J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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