• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF MALI AND PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA PUBLISHED A JOINT COMMUNIQUE IN OUAGADOUGOU ON SATURDAY RECOGNISING THE USEFULNESS OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROUPINGS IN AFRICA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF MALI AND PRESIDENT SANGOULE LAMIZANA OF UPPER VOLTA PUBLISHED A JOINT COMMUNIQUE IN OUAGADOUGOU ON SATURDAY RECOGNISING THE USEFULNESS OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROUPINGS IN AFRICA. THE COMMUNIQUE, WHICH ALSO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO STRENGTHEN AND MULTIPLY EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES ON ALL LEVELS, FOLLOWS PRESIDENT KEITA'S FIVE-DAY VISIT TO UPPER VOLTA, WHICH ENDED ON FRIDAY.

    DURING HIS VISIT, PRESIDENT KEITA ALSO JOINED HIS HOST IN A TRIP TO UPPER VOLTA'S SECOND BIGGEST TOWN, BOBO DIOULASSO, 210 MILES (360 KMS) FROM OUAGADOUGOU. THE TWO LEADERS, WHO HAD BEEN DISCUSSING BILATERAL AND GENERAL AFRICAN PROBLEMS, TOURED AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES IN BOBO DIOULASSO. THIS CAME AFTER A VISIT TO KONGOUSSI, ABOUT 95 MILES (150 KMS) NORTH OF OUAGADOUGOU.

    PRESIDENT KEITA WAS PRESENTED WITH A HORSE IN FULL HARNESS BY THE COMMUNE OF OUAGADOUGOU AT THE TOWN HALL SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL LAST MONDAY WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZHAMNOP5RWXEZ9OPAXMCOGG
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZHAMNOP5RWXEZ9OPAXMCOGG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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