• Short Summary

    FEDERAL NIGERIA'S EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, DR. OKOI ARIKPO, FLEW INTO LONDON TONIGHT (MONDAY) FOR TALKS?

  • Description

    FEDERAL NIGERIA'S EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, DR. OKOI ARIKPO, FLEW INTO LONDON TONIGHT (MONDAY) FOR TALKS ON A POSSIBLE NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR. DURING HIS STAY HE WILL HAVE DISCUSSIONS WITH BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON.

    DR. ARIKPO IS DUE TO HAVE TALKS WITH COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GEORGE THOMPSON IN ADVANCE OF A MEETING WITH PRIME MINISTER WILSON. HE WILL ALSO HAVE TALKS WITH COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY GENERAL ARNOLD SMITH, WHO HAS HAD CONTACT WITH BIAFRAN REPRESENTATIVES IN LONDON.

    THE VISIT OF DR. ARIKPO FOLLOWS AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN MR. WILSON AND THE FEDERAL LEADER, GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, IN WHICH THE PRIME MINISTER EXPRESSED BRITISH DESIRES FOR A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2EK2LU5ERM557IHAMY4MFNDSI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2EK2LU5ERM557IHAMY4MFNDSI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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