• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) DISCUSSED HIS COUNTRY'S SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL PROBLEMS WITH GENERAL DE GAULLE OVER LUNCH AT THE ELYSEE PALACE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) DISCUSSED HIS COUNTRY'S SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL PROBLEMS WITH GENERAL DE GAULLE OVER LUNCH AT THE ELYSEE PALACE. TODAY (FRIDAY) HE WAS SIGNING FRANCO-CHAD NEW AID AGREEMENTS.

    AFTER THE WORKING LUNCH, PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE TOLD PRESSMEN THAT THE CHAD-SUDAN BORDER QUESTION WAS NOT MENTIONED DURING THE TALKS. HE WAS ASKED BY REPORTERS ABOUT THE NEW AGREEMENTS WITH FRANCE WHICH HE WAS DUE TO SIGN TODAY, AND SAID THEY CONCERNED AID WHICH FRANCE WAS GIVING CHAD "NOTABLY FOR THE BUDGET".

    HE SAID THEY ALSO AFFECTED SUPPLEMENTARY AID IN THE FIELDS OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT, NATIONAL EDUCATION, AND HEALTH, AND ACCOMMODATION FOR FRENCH TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS.

    HE SAID HE HAD NOT RAISED THE QUESTION OF AN AFRICAN VISIT BY GENERAL DE GAULLE, SINCE PRESIDENT DIORI OF NIGER HAD BEEN DELEGATED BY THE HEADS OF STATE OF OCAM TO REMIND THE GENERAL OF THE IMPATIENCE WITH WHICH AFRICANS AWAIT HIM.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE LUNCH WERE THE CHAD FOREIGN MINISTER (DR JAQUES BAROUM) AND THE CHAD AMBASSADOR IN PARIS (MOUSSA N'GARNIM).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1IM19ZHTX9BA82AW9R4CQDHT1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IM19ZHTX9BA82AW9R4CQDHT1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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