• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JEAN BEDEL BOKASSA, OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, ARRIVED IN KHARTOUM, SUDAN, ON SATURDAY (29 OCTOBER) ON HIS WAY TO THE OAU SUMMIT MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT JEAN BEDEL BOKASSA, OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, ARRIVED IN KHARTOUM, SUDAN, ON SATURDAY (29 OCTOBER) ON HIS WAY TO THE OAU SUMMIT MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA.

    PRESIDENT BOKASSA WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY SUDANESE HEAD OF STATE, ISMAIL EL AZHARI. BOTH LEADERS, MADE STATEMENTS AFFIRMING THEIR POLICIES TOWARD AFRICAN UNITY AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STRONG FRIENDSHIP AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES.

    LATER THEY BEGAN TALKS INVOLVING SOUTHERN SUDAN REFUGEES IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. BY TUESDAY (NOVEMBER 1) PRESIDENT BOKASSA HAD DECIDED TO EXTEND HIS STAY BY ONE DAY TO CONTINUE THE TALKS.

    CHEERING CROWDS LINED THE STREETS OF KHARTOUM AS THE TWO LEADERS DROVE IN AN OPEN CAR TO THE REPUBLICAN PALACE. PRESIDENT BOKASSA WAS LATER DUE TO VISIT PRESIDENT AZHARI AT HIS HOME IN NEARBY OMDURMAN, AND TO ATTEND A STATE DINNER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CFKGXIUSZ7KUSZ9MJFHL6LIH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CFKGXIUSZ7KUSZ9MJFHL6LIH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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