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    PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI OF THE YEMEN REPUBLIC ARRIVES AT ADDIS ABABA'S ON A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT TWO DAYS AGO (WEDNESDAY).

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    PEOPLE WAITING AT AIRPORT: EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE: PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI LEAVING AIRCRAFT: GIRL WITH BOUQUET: PEOPLE APPLAUDING: EMPEROR GREETS PRESIDENT: GIRLS WITH FLOWERS: PRESIDENT'S RETINUE PRESENTED TO EMPEROR: NAVAL GUARD OF HONOUR: EMPEROR AND PRESIDENT INSPECTING GUARD: PRESIDENT GREETED BY OFFICIALS; PEOPLE APPLAUDING: TROOPS LINING ROAD WITH PICTURE BANNERS ACROSS: BUGLERS: PETAL-STREWN CAR WITH LEADERS: JUBILEE PALACE: EMPEROR AT SALUTE WITH PRESIDENT ALONGSIDE: PALACE.




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    Background: PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI OF THE YEMEN REPUBLIC ARRIVES AT ADDIS ABABA'S ON A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT TWO DAYS AGO (WEDNESDAY). OFFICIAL TALKS WERE TO INCLUDE CONSULTATIONS ON MIDDLE EAST PROBLEMS AND THE CLOSURE OF THE SUEZ CANAL.

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE RECEIVED PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI WITH FULL HONOURS WHEN HIS PLANE TOUCHED DOWN AT THE AIRPORT.

    PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIGH-RANKING OFFICIALS, INCLUDING THE YEMENI FOREIGN, INFORMATION AND ECONOMIC MINISTERS. HIS VISIT WAS WIDELY PUBLICISED AS PROOF OF THE AGE-OLD FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE TWO RED SEA NEIGHBOURS.

    TWO ETHIOPIAN AND TWO YEMENI GIRLS PRESENTED BOUQUETS OF FLOWERS AT THE AIRPORT. THE TWO HEADS OF STATE RENEWED A MILITARY GUARD OF HONOUR. CABINET MINISTERS, SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS WERE INTRODUCED TO THE YEMENI PRESIDENT, WHO THEN DROVE, WITH THE EMPEROR, TO THE JUBILEE PALACE.

    OFFICIAL TALKS BETWEEN THE EMPEROR AND THE PRESIDENT WERE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING DAY. AFTER COMPLETING A PROGRAMME OF OFFICIALS VISITS, AND MEETINGS DIPLOMATS OF FRIENDLY COUNTRIES, PRESIDENT AL-IRYANI IS DUE TO RETURN HOME ON SUNDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD9X4DWY6RCJMQFC1TJ6NT16J0
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9X4DWY6RCJMQFC1TJ6NT16J0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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