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    IN SENEGAL, PRESIDENT SENGHOR, ACCOMPANIED BY VISITING PRESIDENT YAMEOGO, OF THE UPPER VOLTA, LED A PROCESSION YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) MORNING IN HONOUR OF THE SIX VISITING PRESIDENTS AND SEVEN MINISTERIAL DELEGATIONS IN DAKAR FOR THE AFRO-MALAGASY UNION (U.

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    IN SENEGAL, PRESIDENT SENGHOR, ACCOMPANIED BY VISITING PRESIDENT YAMEOGO, OF THE UPPER VOLTA, LED A PROCESSION YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) MORNING IN HONOUR OF THE SIX VISITING PRESIDENTS AND SEVEN MINISTERIAL DELEGATIONS IN DAKAR FOR THE AFRO-MALAGASY UNION (U.A.M.) CONFERENCE. ABOUT 1,500 TROOPS TOOK PART IN THE PARADE.

    THE FOUR-DAY CONFERENCE BEGAN LATER IN THE DAY. THE FOURTEEN COUNTRIES REPRESENTED ARE ALL FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN STATES OF THE U.A.M. THE CONFERENCE HAS A LARGE AGENDA BUT THE KEY TOPICS ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE ADAPTATION OF THE UNION TO THE LARGER ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY (O.A.U.); SUBVERSION IN AFRICAN STATES; AND A SOLUTION TO THE BORDER DISPUTE BETWEEN NIGER AND DAHOMEY.

    PRESIDENT MAURICE YAMEOGO, WHO IS CURRENT PRESIDENT OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY UNION DELIVERED THE OPENING ADDRESS. IN HIS SPEECH HE BLAMED FOREIGN INTERFERENCE FOR INSTABILITY IN AFRICA AND APPEALED TO THE DELEGATIONS TO WORK FOR STRONGER UNITY ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5I0R2Q56LRANUG756M6BO97YE
    Media URN:
    VLVA5I0R2Q56LRANUG756M6BO97YE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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