On the ninth of November in Brazzaville, French ambassador Mr. Marc Bonnefous attended the ceremonial?
GV Post Office building
MV PAN French ambassador arriving
CU Sign of commemorative stamps issue
MV & SCU Mate speaking (2 shots)
SV Ambassador shaking hands and applauded (2 shots)
SCU & CU Bala speaking (2 shots)
SV Ambassador listening
CU & SV Ambassador signing first-day envelopes with new stamps (2 shots)
CU Memorial stamps (2 short)
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Background: On the ninth of November in Brazzaville, French ambassador Mr. Marc Bonnefous attended the ceremonial issue of a series of Congo-Brazzaville de Gaulle Anniversary stamps. The French President Charles de Gaulle died one year ago.
On the same occasion, Mr. Bonnefous presented to Mr. Bala, President of the Congolese Association for Friendship Between Peoples, a rare issue of French stamps bearing General de Gaulle's head.
Mr. Mate, Congolese Director of Posts and Telegraphs, also took part in the ceremony.