• Short Summary

    Members of the National Political Bureau of the Chad Progressive Party and members of the Chad Government met the people of Fort Lamy this week to explain to them the circumstances of the abortive coup of 26-27 August.

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    Members of the National Political Bureau of the Chad Progressive Party and members of the Chad Government met the people of Fort Lamy this week to explain to them the circumstances of the abortive coup of 26-27 August.

    The appealed to the Chad people for trust and unity in the face of what they described as "external influence".

    The Chad Government has accused Libya of backing the unsuccessful coup to topple president Francois Tombalbaye,but Libya had denied any connection with the incident. Visnews Production 11158/71 CHAD: NIGER'S PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI ARRIVES FOR TALKS also refers.

    SYNOPSIS: In Chad, members of the national Political Bureau of the ruling Chad Progressive Party and members of the Government have been explaining to citizens of the capital, Fort Lamy, the circumstances behind the abortive coup of the 26th and 27th August. Here M. Abdoulaye Lamana tells people of the third district of Fort Lamy how the plot was uncovered. Among the listeners. Madame Louise Bourkou, a member of the National Assembly, who later took up the story in another district.

    Justice Minister Brahim Seid spoke to people in the first district of the city. Chad has accused Libya of backing the unsuccessful attempt to people President Francois Tombalbaye, but the Libyan government had denied any knowledge of it.

    Similar accounts of the incident have been given to people throughout the country and to friendly countries abroad. The speakers appealed to the Chad people for trust and unity in the face of what they called "external influence".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA15RGFFA9NYFO6O1AR6IANBY9P
    Media URN:
    VLVA15RGFFA9NYFO6O1AR6IANBY9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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