The Parliamentary Secretary of State to the West German Defence Ministry, Mr. Hermann Schmidt, has?
The Parliamentary Secretary of State to the West German Defence Ministry, Mr. Hermann Schmidt, has been on a fact finding tour of the Ivory Coast.
The visit is part of Mr. Schmidt's tour of West Africa.
He is being accompanied by his wife and a delegation from the West German Government.
The tour is a reciprocal visit for one the Ivory Coast Minister of Defence, Mr. M'Bahia Ble Kouadjo, made to West Germany last May.
Mr. Schmidt went on a tour of the Ivory Coast capital, Abidjan and held a meeting with defence officials.
he also visited an army training camp where he saw an exercise between a group demonstrating how the Ivory Coast army would deal with enemy insurgents.