• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI OF NIGER IS PLAYING HOST IN NIAMEY, THE NIGER CAPITAL, TO DELEGATIONS FROM SUDAN AND CHAD TRYING TO EASE THE TENSION BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI OF NIGER IS PLAYING HOST IN NIAMEY, THE NIGER CAPITAL, TO DELEGATIONS FROM SUDAN AND CHAD TRYING TO EASE THE TENSION BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES. THE THREE-MAN SUDANESE DELEGATION, LED BY DR. BASHIR EL-BAKRI, ARRIVED IN NIAMEY YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    CHAD CLOSED ITS BORDER WITH THE SUDAN LAST AUGUST FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS THAT RAIDERS WERE OPERATING FROM SUDANESE TERRITORY. LAST MONTH THE SUDAN ACCUSED CHAD FORCES OF RAIDING A SUDANESE VILLAGE.

    PRESIDENT DIORI, WHO PRESIDED WHEN THE SUDANESE AND CHAD DELEGATIONS BEGAN THEIR TALKS TODAY, HAS CLOSE TIES WITH BOTH DR. EL-BAKRI AND PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD.

    DR. EL-BAKRI SAID YESTERDAY THAT HIS COUNTRY'S QUARREL WITH CHAD WAS A DISPUTE BETWEEN AFRICANS AND IT WAS FORTUNATE THAT AN AFRICAN HAD COME FORWARD TO MEDIATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4N5TZI7XF7UJDM4B07XOKRNYS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4N5TZI7XF7UJDM4B07XOKRNYS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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