• Short Summary

    A DELEGATION OF THE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE FRENCH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ARRIVED IN MALI ON TUESDAY FOR A FAMILIARISATION TOUR OF THE COUNTRY.

  • Description

    A DELEGATION OF THE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE FRENCH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ARRIVED IN MALI ON TUESDAY FOR A FAMILIARISATION TOUR OF THE COUNTRY. THE DELEGATION WAS HEADED BY M. JACQUES VENDROUX.

    THE DELEGATION WAS GREETED AT THE BAMAKO AIRPORT BY MR. MAHAMANE ALASANE HAIDARA. OTHER MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT WERE ALSO ON HAND TO GREET THE VISITORS, WITH THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO MALI, M. PIERRE PELEN AND HIS WIFE.

    IN AN INTERVIEW, IN THE AIRPORT LOUNGE, M. VENDROUX SPOKE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF PARLIAMENTARIANS ACQUIRING FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF MALI RATHER THAN PAPER KNOWLEDGE. HE ADDED THAT THE DESTINIES OF EUROPE AND AFRICA WERE LINNED, PARTICULARLY FRANCE AND FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES. HE SAID MALI WAS STRONGLY BOUND TO FRANCE BY A SIMILARITY IN AIMS, WORKING TOWARDS PEACE IN A BROTHERLY SPIRIT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA19JBHG24EMAF7Y1EJL3B5JG17
    Media URN:
    VLVA19JBHG24EMAF7Y1EJL3B5JG17
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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