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    A FIVE-MAN MILITARY DELEGATION THIS WEEK VISITED A NUMBER OF SERVICE UNITS IN ACCRA. THE?

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    CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATION AT BURMA CAMP; DELEGATES WITH OTU; NAVAL BASE; DELEGATES WELCOMED BY COMMANDER SMITH; COLONEL QUAYE; BRIGADIER TSHINYAMA.




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    Background: A FIVE-MAN MILITARY DELEGATION THIS WEEK VISITED A NUMBER OF SERVICE UNITS IN ACCRA. THE CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATION, IN GHANA FOR A TEN-DAY VISIT, MET THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING THE GHANA ARMED FORCES, AIR MARSHAL M.A. OTU, AT BURMA CAMP.

    THE LEADER OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATION, BRIGADIER-GENERAL ETIENNE TSHINYAMA, PRESENTED A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CONGOLESE ARMY, GENERAL MOBOSO, TO AIR MARSHALL OTU.

    DURING THEIR STAY IN GHANA THE CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATES WERE SCHEDULED TO PAY A COURTESY CALL ON THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL JOSEPH ANKRAH.

    AT BURMA CAMP, THE DELEGATES WERE WELCOMED BY THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL OF THE ARMED FORCES HEADQUARTERS, COLONEL C.K. TEVIE.

    THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATION WERE COLONEL NKULUFA, LIEUTENANTS EUGENE YOKA, JOSEPH ISINGA AND PHILLIPE NKESI. THEY WERE ACCOMPANIED BY THE SECOND SECRETARY OF THE CONGOLESE EMBASSY IN LAGOS, NIGERIA, MR. MAPESA.

    THE DELEGATION ALSO VISITED THE NAVY HEADQUARTERS WHERE THEY WERE WELCOMED BY THE GHANAIAN NAVAL CHIEF OF STAFF, COMMANDER W.B. SMITH. THEY ALSO HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH THE ACTING COMMANDER OF THE GHANA NAVY, COLONEL P.F. QUAYE.

    DURING THEIR VISIT, THE CONGO-KINSHASA DELEGATES WERE DUE TO VISIT THE GHANAIAN REGIONAL CAPITALS AND TO TOUR TEMA TOWNSHIP AND AKOSOMBO. THEY ARE SCHEDULED TO RETURN TO CONGO-KINSHASA ON APRIL 11.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5N1TA8GX2GF6TVU2RVZ29G1OT
    Media URN:
    VLVA5N1TA8GX2GF6TVU2RVZ29G1OT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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