• Short Summary

    FEDERAL NIGERIA HAS OFFERED TO START UNCONDITIONAL PEACE TALKS WITH BIAFRA, NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, BY I MAY.

  • Description

    FEDERAL NIGERIA HAS OFFERED TO START UNCONDITIONAL PEACE TALKS WITH BIAFRA, NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, BY I MAY.

    DR. OKOI ARIKPO, FEDERAL EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, TOLD NEWSMEN AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY): "THE FEDERAL MILITARY GOVERNMENT ARE PREPARED TO EMBARK ON TALKS WITHOUT PRECONDITIONS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL AS SOON AS THE OTHER SIDE ARE READY. THIS SHOULD BE POSSIBLE BY 1 MAY AT THE LATEST."
    DR ARIKPO, WHO CONFERRED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON, SAID HE HAD MADE THIS CLEAR TO THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL ARNOLD SMITH.

    HE TOLD THE NEWSMEN:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2I9HILYYCLI8H54V7WHZ1C0BM
    Media URN:
    VLVA2I9HILYYCLI8H54V7WHZ1C0BM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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