Hopes for a continuation of the good relations between their countries were voices by the Ivory Coast President, M.
MV Presidential building
CUs British Ambassador presents credentials to Houphouet-Boigny & makes speech (3 shots)
CU Belgian Ambassador meeting ministers
CU Painting on wall
CU Ambassador presents credentials & has drink with Houphouet-Bolgny (2 shots)
CUs Liberian Ambassador presents credentials to Houphouet-Boigny (3 shots)
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Background: Hopes for a continuation of the good relations between their countries were voices by the Ivory Coast President, M. Houphouet-Boigny, when he received the credentials of the new ambassadors from Great Britain, Belgium and Liberia in Abidjan on Tuesday (28 November).
First to present his credentials was the United Kingdom Ambassador, Mr. Paul Homer, 49, formerly Deputy High Commissioner in Singapore from 1966 to 1969, and since then a Counsellor in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Belgium's Ambassador, 52-year-old career diplomat, Mr. M.P. Marchal, was previously Belgian Consul General in Marseilles and has served in Denmark, Italy, Zaire and Libya.
The Liberian Ambassador, Mr. Benjamin Freeman, carried with him warm greetings from President William Tolbert and an assurance that he would carry out his part in maintaining the excellent relations that existed between Ivory Coast and Liberia.