The Parliamentary Secretary of State to the West German Defence Ministry, Mr. Hermann Schmidt, has?
SV & CU MR. Schmidt walks up hill and shakes hands with troops lined up during exercise (2 shots)
SV Officers grouped around maps and plan of exercise
LV Schmidt and other officials seated under canopy
GV Troops running through bush
LV Smoke drifting through bush
SV Troops run through bush (2 shots)
SV Schmidt and officials looking through binoculars
SV Troops running down hill into bush
CU Schmidt with binoculars
GV Troops run across field into trees
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Background: 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.