• Short Summary

    THE NIGER PRESIDENT, HAMANI DIORI RECEIVED AN ENTHUSIASTIC AND COLOURFUL WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED IN FORT LAMY AT THE START OF A WEEKLONG OFFICIAL VISIT TO CHAD ON MARCH 22.

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    THE NIGER PRESIDENT, HAMANI DIORI RECEIVED AN ENTHUSIASTIC AND COLOURFUL WELCOME WHEN HE ARRIVED IN FORT LAMY AT THE START OF A WEEKLONG OFFICIAL VISIT TO CHAD ON MARCH 22.

    PRESIDENT DIORI IS VISITING CHAD AT THE INVITATION OF PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE. THE CHAD LEADER LED THE CELEBRATIONS OF WELCOME FOR THE VISITING NIGER HEAD OF STATE.

    THE TWO LEADERS MET TO DISCUSS COMMON PROBLEMS AFFECTING AFRICA. PRESIDENT DIORI TRAVELLED TO CHAD FROM NIAMEY. HIS DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE BEGAN SEVERAL HOURS AFTER HIS ARRIVAL THE EMPHASIS ON THE DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE TWO LEADERS WAS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN BASED ON MUTUAL COOPERATION BETWEEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES. PRESIDENT DIORI, WHILE IN CHAD, HAS SPOKEN PUBLICLY OF THE NEED FOR SOLIDARITY AND INTERDEPENDENCE.

    TALKS ARE ALSO REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN HELD ON CHARTER OF THE UNION OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES, TO BE SIGNED SOON IN CHAD. THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC PRESIDENT, JAN BEDEL BOKASSA, JOINED IN THESE DISCUSSIONS DURING THE WEEK.

    PRESIDENT DIORI DURING HIS VISIT MADE AN EXTENSIVE TOUR OF INLAND AREAS OF CHAD. MUCH OF THE DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN HE AND PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE WERE HELD IN TOWNS AWAY FROM THE CAPITAL, FORT LAMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2BXW5JHO5BYUNWG6GLOLIA6AY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BXW5JHO5BYUNWG6GLOLIA6AY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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