• Short Summary

    THE DEPUTY RULE OF QATAR, SHEIKH KALIFA BEN HAMED AL-THANI OPENED THE TWENTY SEVENTH ISRAELI BOYCOTT CONGRESS OF REGIONAL OFFICERS AT THE WHITE PALACE IN DOHA ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV WHITE PALACE WITH FLAGS FLYING.
    0.10

    2.
    GV CARS DRAWING UP.
    0.15

    3.
    SV SHEIKH NASR BIN KHALED & MOHAMED MAHMUD MAGHGOUB.
    0.21

    4.
    SV ARRIVALS.
    0.24

    5.
    CU SHEIKH NASR BIN KHALED.
    0.29

    6.
    CU MOHAMED MAHMUD MAGHGOUB.
    0.32

    7.
    SV SHEIKH KHALIFA BIN HAMED AL-THANI ARRIVING & OTHERS (2 SHOTS).
    0.14

    8.
    SV PAN GROUP WALKING TO CONFERENCE ROOM.
    0.45

    9.
    GV INTERIOR CONFERENCE ROOM.
    0.50

    10.
    SV AL-THANI AND MAGHGOUB ENTER.
    1.03

    11.
    GV CONFERENCE.
    1.07

    12.
    SV AL-THANI.
    1.10

    13.
    GV CONFERENCE STANDS.
    1.18



    Initials GEP/VS/PW/GJB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DEPUTY RULE OF QATAR, SHEIKH KALIFA BEN HAMED AL-THANI OPENED THE TWENTY SEVENTH ISRAELI BOYCOTT CONGRESS OF REGIONAL OFFICERS AT THE WHITE PALACE IN DOHA ON MONDAY. THE CONFERENCE IS TO LAST FOR TEN DAYS.

    THE BOYCOTT'S GENERAL COMMISSIONER, MOHAMED MAHMUD MAGHGOUB OF THE UNTIED ARAB REPUBLIC WELCOMED THE SHEIKH ALONG WITH THE DIRECTOR OF QATAR'S BOYCOTT OFFICE, SHEIKH NASR BIN KHALED. THE WHITE PALACE WAS FLYING THE FLAGS OF ELEVEN ARAB STATES AND FOUR ARABIAN GULF EMIRATES. THE PALESTINIAN LIBERATION ORGANISATION IS ALSO REPRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE.

    AT THE OPENING CEREMONY, AFTER A READING FROM THE KORAN, THE DELEGATES STOOD FOR ONE MINUTE'S SILENCE IN REMEMBRANCE OF 'PALESTINIAN MARTYRS'.

    THE CONFERENCE AGENDA CONTAINS MEASURES DESIGNED TO MAKE THE BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL MORE EFFECTIVE. ONE OF IT'S FIRST DECISIONS WAS TO SEND A MESSAGE OF THANKS TO PRESIDENT DE GAULLE FOR BANNING ARMS SHIPMENTS TO ISRAEL, AND TO RECOMMEND ARAB GOVERNMENTS AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DEVELOP TRADE WITH FRANCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFVWG4V1MATQIPPYPAMUJ295T
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFVWG4V1MATQIPPYPAMUJ295T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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