• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE RETURNED TO CHAD LAST THURSDAY (18 MARCH) FROM ABIDJAN, ACCOMPANIED BY PRESIDENT DIORI OF NIGER.

  • Description

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    SV PAN PRESIDENTS DIORI & TOMBALBAYE DOWN STEPS OF AIRCRAFT & GREETED BY BANGUI
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    2.
    LV FLAGS
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    3.
    GV & CU PRESIDENTS SALUTE GUARD (2 SHOTS)
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    CU TOMBALBAYE
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    CU DIORI
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    CU GUARD
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    SV PAN BOTH PRESIDENTS INSPECT GUARD
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    SV BOTH PRESIDENTS MEET OFFICIALS
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    9.
    SV PEOPLE APPLAUD
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    10.
    SV PAN CAR AWAY
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    Initials SGM/2358 SGM/0040



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    Background: PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE RETURNED TO CHAD LAST THURSDAY (18 MARCH) FROM ABIDJAN, ACCOMPANIED BY PRESIDENT DIORI OF NIGER. THE TWO AFRICAN PRESIDENTS HAD BEEN ATTENDING A "MINI-SUMMIT" OF THE AFRICAN AND MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION. THEY WERE MET AT THE AIRPORT BY M. ANTOINE BANGUI, PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE'S CHIEF OF STAFF.

    SYNOPSIS: RETURNING FROM THE "MINI-SUMMIT" OF THE AFRICAN AND MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION - PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD AND PRESIDENT DIORI OF NIGER. PRESIDENT DIORI IS A GUEST HERE IN FORT-LAMY, THE CAPITAL OF CHAD. THEY WERE MET BY PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE'S CHIEF OF STAFF, M. ANTOINE BANGUI, AND A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE...AND PRESIDENT DIORI HAD TO DEAL IN ABIDJAN WITH THE PROBLEM OF THE WITHDRAWAL OF CAMEROUN FROM THE JOINT AFRICAN AIR PROJECT "AIR-AFRIQUE". ALSO DISCUSSED WITH PRESIDENT SENGHOR OF SENEGAL AND PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY OF THE IVORY COAST...THE WISH OF CONGO KINSHASA TO HAVE ITS CURRENCY CONVERTIBLE IN THE COUNTRIES OF OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMON ORGANISATION...AND THE SUGER MARKET - IN DANGER OF COLLAPSING SINCE THE WITHDRAWAL OF SENEGAL.

    AFTER HIS TALKS IN ABIDJAN, PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE WENT TO YAOUNDE, WHERE HE MET PRESIDENT AHIDJO OF CAMEROUN. HE HAD NOT BEEN AT THE LAST SUMMIT OF THE AFRICAN COMMON ORGANISATION, HELD IN FORT LAMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1YA2NG4LVDKUOMWS7P60RKGZ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YA2NG4LVDKUOMWS7P60RKGZ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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