• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL SAID IN RABAT THAT A MOROCCAN-SENEGALESE AGREEMENT HE'D SIGNED TODAY (THURSDAY) WOULD BE THE BASIS OF A NEW REGIONAL GROUPING IN WEST AFRICA.

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    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL SAID IN RABAT THAT A MOROCCAN-SENEGALESE AGREEMENT HE'D SIGNED TODAY (THURSDAY) WOULD BE THE BASIS OF A NEW REGIONAL GROUPING IN WEST AFRICA. THE SENEGALESE PRESIDENT ARRIVED IN RABAT YESTERDAY, AND WAS MET BY KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO, FOR A 24-HOUR VISIT BEFORE FLYING ON TO PARIS.

    THE PRESIDENT SAID OVER MOROCCAN RADIO THAT HE AND THE SENEGALESE GOVERNMENT HAD ALWAYS AGREED WITH KING HASSAN THAT AFRICAN UNITY SHOULD BE BASED ON REGIONAL AND SUB-REGIONAL GROUPINGS. SENEGAL'S CLOSES TIES, HE SAID, HAD ALWAYS BEEN WITH MOROCCO.

    THE PRESIDENT SAID: "THERE HAVE BEEN INTELLECTUAL, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY EXCHANGES SO THAT MOROCCAN-SENEGALESE CO-OPERATION IS BASED ON A LONG HISTORY. IT IS, THEREFORE, IN THIS SPIRIT, TO REINFORCE OUR CO-OPERATION IN FRIENDSHIP, THAT WE SIGN THESE NEW ACCORDS. BEFORE THE DEPARTURE OF PRESIDENT SENGHOR FOR PARIS TODAY, IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT THE TEXT OF THE NEW AGREEMENT WOULD BE PUBLISHED IN RABAT AND DAKAR ON MONDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2S7Z0ONNLGJQ9BD5G84J0CZ1I
    Media URN:
    VLVA2S7Z0ONNLGJQ9BD5G84J0CZ1I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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