• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HALE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) OFFICIALLY TOOK LEAVE OF HEADS OF STATE AT THE END OF THE FOURTH SUMMIT MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY.

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    1.
    SV NASSER, HAILE SELASSIE AND OTHER MOVE ALONG AT AIRPORT
    0.07

    2.
    CU PHOTOGRAPHERS
    0.09

    3.
    SV PAST CLAPPING PEOPLE
    0.16

    4.
    MV BOUQUET FROM GIRL TO NASSER
    0.22

    5.
    MV EMPEROR EMBRACES NASSER - NASSER SHAKES HANDS WITH OTHERS
    0.45

    6.
    LV NASSER WAVES FROM PLANE
    0.49

    7.
    MV REAR SHOT - EMPEROR
    0.51

    8.
    LV NASSER INTO PLANE
    0.55



    Initials JRG/V/JF/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: EMPEROR HALE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) OFFICIALLY TOOK LEAVE OF HEADS OF STATE AT THE END OF THE FOURTH SUMMIT MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY. LEAVING EARLIER WAS PRESIDENT NASSER OF EGYPT WHO HELPED IN THE MEDIATION TO SECURE THE RELEASE IN GHANA OF THE OAU GUINEAN DELEGATION.

    THE SUMMIT APPROVED A SERIES OF RESOLUTIONS WHICH DELEGATES SAID REFLECTED A NEW REALISM IN THE CONTINENT'S APPROACH TO ITS MAJOR PROBLEMS. ONLY EIGHTEEN OF AFRICA'S 38 HEADS OF STATE OR GOVERNMENT ATTENDED.

    A RESOLUTION WAS APPROVED CALLING FOR MANDATORY AND COMPREHENSIVE SANCTIONS BY ALL COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD AGAINST RHODESIA. PREVIOUS CALLS WERE RENEWED FOR A TOTAL BOYCOTT OF PORTUGAL AND A RESOLUTION ON APARTHEID WAS ALSO APPROVED. IT STRESSED WHAT IT CALLED THE INCREASINGLY EXPLOSIVE SITUATION IN SOUTHER AFRICA.

    IN OTHER RESOLUTIONS, DELEGATES CALLED FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF SPANISH AFRICAN TERRITORIES, APPROVED SELF-DETERMINATION BY REFERENDUM FOR FRENCH SOMALIA BEFORE NEXT JULY AND ASKED FOR A SETTLEMENT OF THE ALGERIAN - MOROCCAN BORDER DISPUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACYD2VDK80Z8TZRZ6AZJJV7B9F
    Media URN:
    VLVACYD2VDK80Z8TZRZ6AZJJV7B9F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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