• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA ENTERTAINED THE LEADER OF THE FLN ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL "GOVERNMENT", AT HIS TUNIS PALACE, MARCH 1.

  • Description

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    STV PAN..BEN KHEDDA AND ASSOCIATES OUT OF CAR, PAN ON BEN KHEDDA
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    SV BOURGUIBA MEETS GROUP AT DOOR OF 'PALAIS ES S SAADA'
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    3.
    SV INT..NBEN KHEDDA TALKS WITH BOURGUIBA
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    4.
    SCU DITTO
    0.36

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    SV GROUP OF TUNISIAN AND FLN MINISTERS WITH KHEDDA AND BOURGUIBA
    0.42

    6.
    CU M.BAHI LADGHAM, FLN VICE-PRESIDENT AND DEFENCE MINISTER, WITH ANOTHER MINISTER
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    SV GROUP OF MINISTERS
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    8.
    SCU BOURGUIBA AND BEN KHEDDA SHAKE HANDS
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    Background: PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA ENTERTAINED THE LEADER OF THE FLN ALGERIAN PROVISIONAL "GOVERNMENT", AT HIS TUNIS PALACE, MARCH 1. LED BY BEN KHEDDA, THE ALGERIANS HAD JUST RETURNED FROM TRIPOLI WHERE THEIR NATIONAL COUNCIL, THE REBEL EQUIVALENT OF AN ALGERIAN PARLIAMENT.

    ON FEB 28, THE REBEL LEADERS ANNOUNCED THAT THE ZNATIONAL COUNCIL HAD INSTRUCTED THEM TO CONTINUE THE NEGOTIATIONS. IT IS NOW REPORTED THAT THE REBELS WILL AGAIN MEET A FRENCH DELEGATION ON THE FRANCO-SWISS ORDER ON MARCH 6. IF THIS FINAL SESSION OF THE PEACE TALKS GOES WELL, THE SIGNATURE OF THE CEASE-FIRE COULD TAKE PLACE BIB ABOUT MARCH 10.

    BEN KHEDDA SEEMS LIKELY TO BECOME THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF AND INDEPENDENT ALGERIA. HE IS SYMPTOMATIC OF THE TOUGHER, MORE NATIONALIST GROUP WHICH HAS LED THE FLN IN RECENT MONTHS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABLO9I3GRW9CKADBPK4WE4D90G
    Media URN:
    VLVABLO9I3GRW9CKADBPK4WE4D90G
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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