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    PRESIDENT MOISE TSHOMBE OF KATANGA FLEW IN TO PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY) FROM SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA.(HE HAD LEFT KIPUSHI, ON THE N.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MOISE TSHOMBE OF KATANGA FLEW IN TO PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY) FROM SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA.(HE HAD LEFT KIPUSHI, ON THE N.RHODESIA - KATANGA BORDER, FOR SALISBURY LAST NIGHT.) HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A KATANGA DEPUTY, M.ALBERT NYEMBO, A BELGIAN SECRETARY, AND AN UNIDENTIFIED AFRICAN SCHOOLBOY.

    HE TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE HAD COME TO PARIS FOR TREATMENT FOR HIS EYES - "I CANNOT SEE FARTHER THAN 50 METRES"MR.TSHOMBE SAID.THE PRESIDENT WOULD NOT SAY HOW LONG HE EXPECTED TO STAY IN PARIS, BUT ADDED THAT WHEN DE DID LEAVE IT WOULD TO GO ON TO SWITZERLAND TO CONTINUE TREATMENT.MR TSHOMBE LEFT THE AIRPORT IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS FOR A PRIVATE FLAT IN PARIS.

    IN SALISBURY, REPORTS SUGGEST THAT MR TSHOMBE FLEW OUT OF AFRICA FOR OTHER REASONS.IT IS BELIEVED THERE THAT HE HAS BEEN ADVISED TO WITHDRAW FROM KATANGA FOR THE TIME BEING FOR HIS PERSONAL SAFETY.INFORMATION IS SAID TO HAVE REACHED THE PRESIDENT THAT AN ATTEMPT WOULD BE MADE ON HIS LIFE.THE AMOUNT OF LUGGAGE-14 SUITCASES -TRANSFERRED TO THE PARIS AIRCRAFT AT SALISBURY INDICATED THAT MR TSHOMBE EXPECTED TO BE AWAY FOR SOME TIME.

    IN KATANGA, UNION MINIERE COPPER REFINERIES ARE AFFECTED BY A WALK-OUT THREAT AT THE KIPUSHI MINE.AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN STAFF HAVE WARNED THE LOCAL MANAGEMENT THAT THEY WILL NOT FEEL ABLE TO GO TO WORK AND LEAVE THEIR HOMES UNOCCUPIED IF THE UNITED NATIONS CARRY OUT THEIR PLAN TO REPLACE THE KIPUSHI IRISH GARRISON WITH ETHIOPIAN UN TROOPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5QTFJN20UU36OC3RH5Z7ZSB3E
    Media URN:
    VLVA5QTFJN20UU36OC3RH5Z7ZSB3E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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