• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA IS IN TUNISIA FOR A FIVE DAY PRIVATE VISIT.?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA IS IN TUNISIA FOR A FIVE DAY PRIVATE VISIT. HE ARRIVED IN THE CAPITAL, TUNIS, FROM ALGIERS YESTERDAY (MONDAY). THE PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE WERE MET BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE PRESIDENT, M. BAHI LADGHAM, OTHER MEMBER OF THE TUNISIAN GOVERNMENT AND LEADERS OF THE RULING SOCIALIST DESTOUR PARTY.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU WAS TO FLY TODAY (TUESDAY) BY HELICOPTER TO LE KEF, 170 KILOMETRES (106 MILES) FROM TUNIS, WHERE PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA IS STAYING. IT IS EXPECTED THAT THEY WOULD TALK ABOUT BILATERAL RELATIONS, THE SITUATION IN AFRICA AFTER THE ALGIERS CONFERENCE AND THE PRINCIPAL INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU TOLD NEWSMEN THAT THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY SUMMIT CONFERENCE, WHICH HE HAD ATTENDED IN ALGIERS, HAD BEEN WHAT HE CALLED "FULLY CROWNED WITH SUCCESS." HE SAID THAT THE PURPOSE OF HIS TRIP TO TUNISIA WAS TO MAKE CONTACT AND "RENDER HOMAGE TO PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA WHO IS A GREAT AFRICAN FIGURE."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA15VVLHX07KY75UA14G7TVGONK
    Media URN:
    VLVA15VVLHX07KY75UA14G7TVGONK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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