• Short Summary

    Sudanese President Jaafar Nimeiri arrived in Cairo on Sunday (23 October). He was to have?

  • Description

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    SV: aircraft taxies along tarmac.
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    2.
    GV: Cairo airport terminal building.
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    3.
    LV: Sudanese President Jaafar Nimeiri out of aircraft and into welcoming group.
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    4.
    LV: guard of honour
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    5.
    SV: Nimeiri with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat walk forward.
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    6.
    LV AND SV: two Presidents inspect guard of honour PAN TO their wives watching. (2 shots)
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    7.
    CU PAN: two Presidents walk towards airport terminal. (2 shots)
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    8.
    SV INTERIOR: Nimeiri and Sadat seated ZOOM INTO both men talking.
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    In 1957, the Egyptian and Syrian governments met in joint session. But that merger of the two countries collapsed in less than three years. The semi-official Cairo newspaper Al-Ahram said members of the Egyptian and Sudanese parliaments would break up into groups to consider economic integration, foreign and defence affairs, public services and legislation.




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    Background: Sudanese President Jaafar Nimeiri arrived in Cairo on Sunday (23 October). He was to have talks with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and to take part in an historic joint session of the Egyptian and Sudanese parliaments.

    SYNOPSIS: With Sudan and Egypt sharing a common border, this was a case of neighbour calling upon neighbour.

    President Nimeiri is now a veteran statesman, having led his country since he and a group of military officers and civilians seized power in 1969.

    Presidents Nimeiri and Sadat were expected, soon after the Sudanese leader's arrival, to present plans for further economic and political integration of their two countries. Egypt and Sudan signed an initial integration agreement, covering these two areas, in 1974, and concluded a joint defence pact last year.

    The two leaders will both address the first-ever joint session of the Egyptian and Sudanese parliaments. Lasting six days, the session has been described as a first step in 'the codification of the two countries' relationship'. President Sadat has called the session an historic turning point. The 350 Egyptian and 260 Sudanese members of parliament will discuss laws allowing dual nationality and the free movement of workers.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBSCZVIFH10DDG7S2IDJ8QJNK
    Media URN:
    VLVACBSCZVIFH10DDG7S2IDJ8QJNK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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