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    LARGE CROWDS MARCHED THROUGH BAMAKO, THE CAPITAL OF MALI. TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NATIONAL?

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    LARGE CROWDS MARCHED THROUGH BAMAKO, THE CAPITAL OF MALI. TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COMMITTEE TO HEAR SPEECHES BY LEADERS OF THE COUP WHICH LAST WEEK DEPOSED PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA.

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE MILITARY COMMITTEE OF NATIONAL LIBERATION, LIEUTENANT MOUSS TRAORE, WAS AMONG THE LEADERS PRESENTED TO THE CROWDS.

    CAPTAIN YORO DIAKITE, THE HEAD OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT, HAS ANNOUNCED THAT A REVISED CONSTITUTION FOR MALI, GUARANTEEING FUNDAMENTAL LIBERATIES, WILL BE PUT TO A POPULAR REFERENDUM IN THE FIRST HALF 1969. THE CONSTITUTION WILL BE REVISED BY A COMMITTEE MADE UP OF REPRESENTATIVES OF DIFFERENT SECTIONS OF THE POPULATION. MALI IS TO KEEP IT'S MONETARY AGREEMENTS WITH FRANCE AND REMAIN A MEMBER OF THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY AND OF THE ORGANISATION OF SEVERAL RIVER STATES, WHICH LINKS MALI ECONOMICALLY WITH GUINEA, SENEGAL AND MAURITANIA.

    PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND STREETS NAMED AFTER PRESIDENT KEITA ARE BEING RENAMED AND PORTRAITS OF MEMBERS OF HIS GOVERNMENT REMOVED, ACCORDING TO MALI ADIO. HE BECAME HEAD OF STATE WHEN THE REPUBLIC OF MALI WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1960. IT WAS FORMERLY THE FRENCH SOUDAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4Y1OXR3GAZ7ZGOBM3MJSIRWJJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4Y1OXR3GAZ7ZGOBM3MJSIRWJJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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