• Short Summary

    THE FLAGS OF MOROCCO AND MAURITANIA FLEW SIDE BY SIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NOUAKCHOTT ON TUESDAY (13 JANUARY) AS A MOROCCAN MINISTERIAL MISSION ARRIVED.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN AIRCRAFT TAXIING
    0.05

    2.
    SV GEN. OUFKIR DOWN AIRCRAFT STEPS, BEING GREETED BY M. SALL ABDUL AZIZ AND OTHERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    3.
    SV GEN. OUFKIR MEETING OTHERS
    0.21

    4.
    LV GROUP WALKING ALONG TARMAC (3 SHOTS)
    0.34

    5.
    STV GEN. OUFKIR WITH OTHERS WALKING PAST
    0.38

    6.
    SV GEN. OUFKIR INTO CAR AND CAR AWAY
    0.45

    7.
    SV FLAGS FLYING AT MAST
    0.49

    8.
    SV INT. GEN. OUFKIR MEETING PRES. OULD DADDAH
    0.54

    9.
    SV PRES. OULD DADDAH AND GEN. OUFKIR SEATED TALKING
    0.59

    10.
    SV OTHERS SEATED LISTENING
    1.01

    11.
    SV GEN. OUFKIR AND OULD DADDAH SEATED WITH OTHERS
    1.04



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FLAGS OF MOROCCO AND MAURITANIA FLEW SIDE BY SIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NOUAKCHOTT ON TUESDAY (13 JANUARY) AS A MOROCCAN MINISTERIAL MISSION ARRIVED. MOROCCO, WHO HAS DROPPED HER ANCIENT CLAIM TO MAURITANIAN TERRITORY, HAS NOT OFFICIALLY RECOGNISED THE DESERT REPUBLIC SINCE ITS INDEPENDENCE IN 1960.

    LED BY THE MOROCCAN MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, GENERAL MOHAMED OUFKIR, THE THREE-MINISTER DELEGATION WAS WELCOMED BY THE MAURITANIAN MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, M. SALL ABDUL AZIZ, TWO OTHER CABINET MINISTERS AND THE GOVERNOR OF NOUAKCHOTT.

    GENERAL OUFKIR WAS LATER RECEIVED BY MAURITANIAN PRESIDENT MOKHTAR OULD DADDAH.

    THE VISIT WAS IN RETURN FOR A MAURITANIAN GOODWILL VISIT TO RABAT LAST YEAR. THE MAURITANIAN PRESIDENT RECENTLY SAID THAT HE HOPED THE TWO COUNTRIES COULD SOON ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS AND IT WAS ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY THAT AMBASSADORS WOULD BE EXCHANGED.

    THE MOROCCAN MISSION LEFT FOR HOME ON THURSDAY (15 JANUARY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVASZ8GF8THYTWPQ7TJHLYDLZYP
    Media URN:
    VLVASZ8GF8THYTWPQ7TJHLYDLZYP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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