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    Delegates for the Baghdad Pact Conference arriving to Ankara.

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    Ankara, Turkey.

    Various shots of arrival of Turkish airforce plane carrying Mohammed Eyup Hkan, Chief of the Pakistan Headquarters, to Esenboga airport. He leaves the plane and is greeted by General Ferzi Menguc, Interim chief of the General Turkish Headquarters. He is greeted by other officers, inspects the Guard of Honour and leaves the airport in car.

    GV. & MS. KLM plane arriving with Abdulla Hidayet aboard. LS. & MS. Abdulla Hidayet coming down steps of plane where he is met by General Menguc. LS. & MS. The two walking away from plane passed the camera. Various shots of them walking passed Guard of Honour. Various shots of Abdulla Hidayet shaking hands with officials and getting into car. GV. Guard of Honour. MS. Soldier holding Turkish flag.

    LS. Airport building at night. GV. Plane arriving at night. Various shots of Refik Horaltan, President of National Assembly, Adnan Menderes, Prime Minister and Nuri Sait Pacha, President of the Iraq alighting from plane and being greeted by Ministers and Members of Parliament - all night footage.

    Various shots of Sir W. Dickson, Chief of British Headquarters, arriving at Esenboga airport in his private plane and being met by General Menguc. The two inspect the Guard of Honour and Sir Dickson leaves in a car.

    LS. Airport building. LS. Band marching passed airport building. Various shots of Burhanettin Basayan, Iraq's Foreign Minister and delegation being met at Esenboga airport. Various shots of the arrival at Istanbul of Turkish airforce plane carrying Chief of Iraq Headquarters and other forces chiefs and military persons.

    (Dupe Neg.) (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/02/1958.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:20:00 / 01:15:02:00
    UN 3042 B

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