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    KING BAUDOUIN OF BELGIUM TODAY (THURSDAY) RECEIVED THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGOLESE REPUBLIC, MR MOISE TSHOMBE, IN AN AUDIENCE AT THE ROYAL PALACE IN BRUSSELS.

  • Description

    KING BAUDOUIN OF BELGIUM TODAY (THURSDAY) RECEIVED THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGOLESE REPUBLIC, MR MOISE TSHOMBE, IN AN AUDIENCE AT THE ROYAL PALACE IN BRUSSELS.

    MR TSHOMBE IS HEADING HIS COUNTRY'S DELEGATION WHICH HAS COME TO BRUSSELS FOR CRUCIAL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL TALKS WITH THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT AND BELGIAN MINING CONCERNS HAVING SHARES IN THE UNION MINIERE - THE HUGE MINING ORGANISATION IN THE CONGO.MR TSHOMBE TOLD THE KING THAT THE NEGOTIATIONS WERE NOW PROGRESSING FAVOURABLY.THE CONGOLESE PREMIER STAYED FORTY MINUTES WITH THE BELGIAN RULER.

    THE BELGIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITED THE KING WHILE RUMOURS OF AN AGREEMENT ON MINING RIGHTS SENT SHARES SOARING ON THE BRUSSELS STOCK EXCHANGE...

    (THE SHAREHOLDERS, AND THE BELGIAN GOVERNMENT, HAD FEARED THAT LAST NOVEMBER'S DECREE, ISSUED BY PRESIDENT KASAVUBU, WOULD IN EFFECT DISSOLVE THE THREE BIG CONCESSIONARY COMPANIES IN BELGIUM AND EXPROPRIATE THEIR ASSETS.THE DECREE CONFISCATED ALL FOREIGN MINING RIGHTS IN THE CONGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1DLSFFZ1LFWJLAMLXFG1KB8Z5
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DLSFFZ1LFWJLAMLXFG1KB8Z5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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