• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD-SEDAY AND SENGHOR OF THE FRENCH-SPEAKING REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL IS MAKING A STSTE VISIT TO CAMEROUN AND CHAD, TWO OTHER FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

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    PRESIDENT SENGHOR GREETED AT BAMAKO BY PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA AND AT LOME BY PRESIDENT GRUNITSKY,




    Initials JRG/S/MGT/PC



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    Background: PRESIDENT LEOPOLD-SEDAY AND SENGHOR OF THE FRENCH-SPEAKING REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL IS MAKING A STSTE VISIT TO CAMEROUN AND CHAD, TWO OTHER FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN COUNTRIES. ON THE WAY, HE MADE A BRIEF STOP AT BAMAKO, THE MALI CAPITAL, AND AT LOME, THE CAPITAL OF TOGO.

    AT BAMAKO, PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS GREETED BY PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA. PRESIDENT SENGHOR TOLD NEWSMEN AT THE AIRPORT THERE WOULD BE NO MILITARY TAKE-OVERS IN AFRICA IF LEADERS TRIED TO SOLVE THEIR COUNTRIES ' ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS WITHIN WELL-ORGANISED POLITICAL PARTIES WHICH REFLECTED THE PEOPLE'S WISHES. (AT HOME, THE PRESIDENT HAS JUST BEEN RE-ELECTED SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE RULING PARTY, THE UNION PROGRESSISTE SENEGALAISE - UPS.)
    HIS TALKS WITH PRESIDENT KEITA WERE AIMED AT STRENGTHENING CO-OPERATION BETWEEN MALI AND SENEGAL AND THE OTHER COUNTRIES ALONG THE SENEGAL- MAURETANIA AND GUINEA.

    THE SAME DAY, PRESIDENT SENGHOR FLEW ON TO LOME WHERE HE WAS MET BY PRESIDENT NICOLAS GRUNITSKY. HE STAYED AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE OVERNIGHT BEFORE FLYING ON TO YAOUNDE FOR A WEEK'S VISIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CI7CQHKSOVHYL4PXH0QIBE8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CI7CQHKSOVHYL4PXH0QIBE8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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