• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SOGLO OF DAHOMEY WAS AT THE ELYSEE PALACE IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SOGLO OF DAHOMEY WAS AT THE ELYSEE PALACE IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE.

    THE TWO LEADERS SPENT FORTY-FIVE MINUTES TOGETHER, DISCUSSIONS WORLD AND AFRICAN PROBLEMS. PRESIDENT SOGLO WAS IN PARIS AFTER A SUMMIT CONFERENCE IN TANANARIVE OF FOURTEEN FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN STATES AT WHICH HE WAS ONE OF THE SIGNATORIES TO THE CHARTER OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION.

    THE ORGANISATION, KNOWN AS OCAM, HAS BEEN SET UP TO ENCOURAGE POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION BETWEEN ITS MEMBERS. ONE OF THE IDEAS THAT EMERGED FROM THE TANANARIVE MEETING WAS FOR A FRENCH-SPEAKING EQUIVALENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH, AND PRESIDENT SOGLO AND GENERAL DE GAULLE ALSO DISCUSSED THIS.

    LATER PRESIDENT SOGLO MET THE FRENCH PRIME MINISTER, M. POMPIDOU, FOR ECONOMIC TALKS. PRESIDENT DE GAULLE MET TWO OTHER FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN LEADERS YESTERDAY... THEY WERE PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY OF THE IVORY COAST AND PRESIDENT MBA OF GABON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3KMMCV81HIH4S93DG6IZMNI3L
    Media URN:
    VLVA3KMMCV81HIH4S93DG6IZMNI3L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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