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    MR. ALEX QUAISON-SACKEY -- FOREIGN MINISTER UNDER PRESIDENT NKRUMAH -- TODAY (TUESDAY) FLEW OUT OF?

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    MR. ALEX QUAISON-SACKEY -- FOREIGN MINISTER UNDER PRESIDENT NKRUMAH -- TODAY (TUESDAY) FLEW OUT OF LONDON ON A FLIGHT BOUND FOR ACCRA. MR. QUAISON-SACKEY FLEW WITH DR. NKRUMAH TO PEKING -- AND THE DEPOSED PRESIDENT HAD ANNOUNCED THAT MR. QUAISON-SACKEY WAS TO ATTEND THE MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY IN ADDIS ABABA.

    MR. QUAISON-SACKEY'S DEPARTURE, LIKE HIS ARRIVAL EARLIER IN THE DAY, WAS CLOAKED IN SECRECY. HE ARRIVED FROM FRANKFURT IN GERMANY AND SPENT HIS TIME IN LONDON IN A HOTEL SUITE RESERVED FOR IMPORTANT TRAVELLERS. HE BOARDED THE AIRLINER 20 MINUTE BEFORE TAKE-OFF.

    A NUMBER OF OFFICIALS AND FRIENDS SAW MR. QUAISON-SACKEY OFF AT THE AIRPORT. A GHANAIAN OFFICIAL SAID THAT MR. QUAISON-SACKEY HAD CONTACTED THE GHANA OFFICE IN LONDON BY TELEPHONE.

    ALSO IN LONDON TODAY WERE THE TRADE MINISTER IN DR. NKRUMAH'S CABINET, MR. KWESI ARMAH, AND SEVEN MEMBERS OF DR. NKRUMAH'S ENTOURAGE. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER ANY OF THIS PARTY WERE ON THE AIRLINER WITH MR. QUAISON-SACKEY.

    THE AIRLINER FLIES TO ACCRA VIA ZURICH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2XXK6E7U1CEZ50AUMY99D83ES
    Media URN:
    VLVA2XXK6E7U1CEZ50AUMY99D83ES
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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