• Short Summary

    President Francois Tombalbaya of Chad arrived in Kinshasa on Friday (March 10), at the start of a 48-hour visit during which he held talks with Zaire's President Mobutu Sese Seko.

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    President Francois Tombalbaya of Chad arrived in Kinshasa on Friday (March 10), at the start of a 48-hour visit during which he held talks with Zaire's President Mobutu Sese Seko.

    Accompanying President Tombalbaye on the aircraft was a Zairian parliamentarian delegation -- headed by National Assembly President Boboliko Lokonga -- who had been on an official mission to Fort Lamy.

    SYNOPSIS: The aircraft carrying President Francois Tombalbaye of Chad, arriving at Kinshasa's Ndjili Airport last week.

    President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire was there to greet his counterpart. The two Presidents -- whose countries belong to the union of the United States of Central Africa -- held talks over the next forty-eight hours on matters of mutual concern and on international affairs.

    Political and economic discussions have been taking place between Chad and Zaire on several levels. On the same aircraft that took President Tombalbaye to Kinshasa, was a parliamentarian delegation which had been visiting Fort Lamy under the leadership of the President o Zaire's National Assembly. (PAUSE) During his visit to Kinshase, President Tombalbaye reiterated his decision to resign as President of OCAM, following Chad's withdrawal from the multi-national Air Afrique company.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA28NV5RMW5X74XMSW6ZPMG7EQU
    Media URN:
    VLVA28NV5RMW5X74XMSW6ZPMG7EQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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