• Short Summary

    THE CONGOLESE PREMIER, M. MOISE TSHOMBE, FLEW INTO BONN TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR THE SIGNING OF?

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    THE CONGOLESE PREMIER, M. MOISE TSHOMBE, FLEW INTO BONN TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR THE SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT GIVING THE CONGO A 10-MILLION MARK LOAN. IT WAS THE CLIMAX OF LENGTHY NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES ON WAYS AND MEANS OF GETTING THE CONGO'S ECONOMY INTO WORKING ORDER.

    IN HIS ADDRESS, THE CONGOLESE PREMIER SAID THAT TO HELP RE-LAUNCH THE CONGO'S ECONOMY HIS COUNTRY NEEDED THE SUPPORT OF FRIENDLY COUNTRIES. IT WAS FOR THIS REASON THAT HE HAD CAME TO WEST GERMANY; NOT ONLY TO SIGN THE LOAN AGREEMENT BUT TO EXPLORE OTHER METHODS OF ECONOMIC AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

    WHILE IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC, M. TSHOMBE WILL MEET HERR LUBKE, THE WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT; VISIT DUSSELDORF AND SPEAK TO AN INDUSTRIALISTS' CLUB THERE BEFORE RETURNING TO LEOPOLDVILLE ON THURSDAY.

    AMONG THE CROWD AT THE AIRPORT, WAS MISS MARIANNE TALLE, WHO ACCORDING TO WEST GERMAN NEWSPAPER I THE CONGOLESE LEADER'S "GIRL FRIEND," AND THEY CLAIMED, THE REAL ??? HIS VISIT TO WEST GERMANY.

    OTHERS WERE NOT SO WELL DISPOSED TO THE VISITOR. A CROWD OF ABOUT 100 GERMAN AND AFRO-ASIAN STUDENTS STAGED A DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE M. TSHOMBE'S HOTEL. CHANTING SLOGANS, THEY PARADED UP AND DOWN CARRYING PLACARDS READING "DOWN WITH TSHOMBE, MURDERED OF LUMUMBA."
    IN A SCUFFLE BETWEEN THE STUDENTS AND POLICE, ONE GERMAN STUDENT WAS DETAINED. AT ONE POINT THE POLICE BROUGHT UP A WATER CANNON TO THREATEN THE CROWD, BUT ORDER WAS RESTORED BEFORE IT WAS NEEDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA43T6PVATYBBUJBM3B5VS3WUGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA43T6PVATYBBUJBM3B5VS3WUGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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