• Short Summary

    THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, M. MOISE TSHOMBE, WHO FLEW INTO PARIS FROM CAIRO LAST NIGHT?

  • Description

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    GV & SV CAIRO AIRPORT
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    2.
    SV PLANE TAXIS
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    3.
    SV & LV TSHOMBE'S BAGGAGE
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    4.
    CU TSHOMBE'S WOMEN SECRETARIES
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    5.
    SV SECRETARIES' PASSPORTS BEING EXAMINED
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    6.
    SV TSHOMBE SHAKING HANDS WITH PEOPLE IN LOUNGE
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    7.
    LV TSHOMBE AND STAFF SEATED IN LOUNGE
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    8.
    LV PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    9.
    SV TSHOMBE BEING ESCORTED AWAY TOWARDS PLANE
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    10.
    GV DITTO
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    11.
    SV TSHOMBE WALKING TOWARDS
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    12.
    SV TSHOMBE UPSTEPS THE PLANE, WAVES TO CROWD
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    Background: THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, M. MOISE TSHOMBE, WHO FLEW INTO PARIS FROM CAIRO LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) IS EXPECTED TO STAY IN THE FRENCH CAPITAL FOR TWO DAYS BEFORE RETURNING TO LEOPOLDVILLE.

    M. TSHOMBE FLEW OUT OF CAIRO YESTERDAY MORNING AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM PROTECTIVE DETENTION SINCE TUESDAY, WHEN HE WAS DETAINED AFTER MAKING A VAIN BID TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE OF NON-ALIGNED NATIONS.

    DURING HIS DETENTION HE HAD BEEN HELD UNDER GUARD AT THE PALACE OF THE FORMER COURT JEWELLER AT EL OROUBA, IN SUBURBAN CAIRO, AND ONLY HIS PHYSICIAN AND THE CONGOLESE CHARGE D'AFFAIRES IN THE U.A.R. CAPITAL HAD BEEN ALLOWED TO SEE HIM.

    THE CONGOLESE PREMIER WAS BROUGHT TO THE AIRPORT IN A CLOSED LIMOUSINE, ACCOMPANIED BY TOP OFFICIALS OF THE U.A.R. PRESIDENCY OFFICE AND THE FOREIGN MINISTRY. WHILE HE WAITED TO BOARD A SCHEDULED FLIGHT AT THE AIRPORT, HE WAS SURROUNDED BY MILITARY AND SECURITY PERSONNEL.

    THE JOURNEY TO PARIS WAS MADE INTO TWO STAGES - CAIRO TO ATHENS, AND ATHENS TO PARIS. M. TSHOMBE WAS JOINED ON THE FLIGHT OUT OF CAIRO BY MEMBERS OF HIS PARTY WHO'D FLOWN TO THE CITY EARLIER IN THE WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1C93I3YCT87DYRE8NDRD6P6BJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1C93I3YCT87DYRE8NDRD6P6BJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1964
    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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