• Short Summary

    THE FUTURE OF MUTINOUS KATANGESE TROOPS WAS MADE KNOWN BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.

  • Description

    THE FUTURE OF MUTINOUS KATANGESE TROOPS WAS MADE KNOWN BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.A.U.), M. DIALO TELLI, AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN KIGALI ON TUESDAY (14 NOV.).

    THEY COULD EITHER RETURN TO THE CONGO, SAID M. TELLI, WHERE THERE WOULD BE A COMPLETE AMNESTY, OR,THEY COULD GO TO THE COUNTRY OF THEIR OWN CHOICE AND BE CONSIDERED AS POLITICAL REFUGEES.

    HE ADDED THAT THEY WOULD NOT BE COMPELLED TO RETURN BUT IF THEY WENT ELSEWHERE THERE WOULD BE NO AMNESTY FOR THEM.

    YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) MORE THAN HALF THE MEN LOOK THE DECISION TO RETURN.

    THE FUTURE OF THE GENDARMES AND THE EUROPEAN MERCENARIES WHO SERVED IN THE CONGO WAS DECIDED AT A SECRET MEETING BETWEEN THE O.A.U. SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERCENARIES, LED BY M. TELLI, AND RWANDA PRESIDENT GREGOIRE KAYIBANDA.

    THE MERCENARIES WERE REQUIRED TO SIGN A PLEDGE THAT THEY WOULD NEVER AGAIN SERVE IN AFRICA WHICH THEY ALSO DID YESTERDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA33TH5YPBDQGP51DZQINXXBDR1
    Media URN:
    VLVA33TH5YPBDQGP51DZQINXXBDR1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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