• Short Summary

    NIGERIA HAS WARNED BIAFRA, THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, THAT ANY PEACE FORMULA PRODUCED AT PEACE TALKS DUE TO START IN ADDIS ABABA ON MONDAY (5 AUGUST) WOULD NOT BE ACCEPTABLE IF IT FAILED TO INCLUDE THE END OF BIAFRA'S SECESSION.

  • Description

    NIGERIA HAS WARNED BIAFRA, THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, THAT ANY PEACE FORMULA PRODUCED AT PEACE TALKS DUE TO START IN ADDIS ABABA ON MONDAY (5 AUGUST) WOULD NOT BE ACCEPTABLE IF IT FAILED TO INCLUDE THE END OF BIAFRA'S SECESSION.

    CHIEF ANTHONY ENAHORO, LEADER OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION TO THE TALKS, SAID BEFORE LEAVING LAGOS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) HE COULD NOT THINK OF ANY PEACE FORMULA ACCEPTABLE TO THE NATION WHICH DID NOT INVOLVE THE END OF SECESSION AND ACCEPTANCE OF A UNITED NIGERIA.

    BOTH SIDES HAVE AGREED TO THE AGENDA FOR THE TALKS -- THE THIRD EFFORT IN FOUR MONTHS AT REACHING PEACE IN THE 14-MONTH OLD CIVIL WAR. THEY WILL DISCUSS TERMS OF A PERMANENT SETTLEMENT OF THE CONFLICT, TERMS OF A CEASEFIRE AND RELIEF TO WAR RAVAGED AREAS.

    THE BIAFRAN DELEGATION IS BEING LED BY LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ??? OJUKWU WHO HAS ORDERED A UNILATERAL TRUCE WHILE THE PEACE CONFERENCE LASTS.

    COLONEL OJUKWU'S PRESENCE IN ADDIS ABABA WAS WELCOMED BY CHIEF ENAHORO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1D2AKKGNFGHHLVS2JRGCJUGI2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1D2AKKGNFGHHLVS2JRGCJUGI2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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