• Short Summary

    More than three weeks after the Republic of Guinea claimed that Portuguese forces were planning an attack on the country from Portuguese Guinea, the Security Council of the United Nations on Thursday cleared the way for a U.

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    1.
    GV EXT TILT DOWN U.N. building
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    2.
    GTV & SV President Vinci speaking (SOUND)
    1.22


    "It is the consensus of the Security Council that the special mission called for in Resolution 295 should be composed of two members of the Council instead of three. The special mission will proceed to Conakry to consult the Government of the Republic of Guinea on its complaint, and will report back to the Council as soon as possible. If there is no objection, I take it that this consensus will be taken as firmly approved by the Security Council. In view of the consensus which has just been adopted, I wish to announce that the President of the Security Council, and the Secretary-General, have decided, that the Special mission shall be composed of Argentina and Syria. The mission will be accompanied by the necessary staff from the Secretariat."




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    This is official film from the United nations.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: More than three weeks after the Republic of Guinea claimed that Portuguese forces were planning an attack on the country from Portuguese Guinea, the Security Council of the United Nations on Thursday cleared the way for a U.N. special mission to go to Conakry.

    The Council agreed that the mission consist of Argentina and Syria.

    On August the third the Council met after Guinea complained of a threatened invasion from Portuguese Guinea. It then agreed on sending a mission, but the next day, Guinea asked that the departure be delayed. A week later Guinea said it was ready to receive the mission.

    The following is an extract from the Security Council President's announcement that the mission was definitely to be despatched:

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    Film ID:
    VLVACKVHI0UG3N9TECVL9P9GYNP1Q
    Media URN:
    VLVACKVHI0UG3N9TECVL9P9GYNP1Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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