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    THE AMERICAN ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS, MR. G. MENNEN WILLIAMS, ARRIVED IN?

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    THE AMERICAN ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS, MR. G. MENNEN WILLIAMS, ARRIVED IN TANZANIA TODAY (TUESDAY), CONTINUING A DIPLOMATIC MISSION TO EXPLAIN CURRENT AMERICAN MOVES TO HELP RESOLVE THE VIETNAM CRISIS. MR. WILLIAMS HAS BEEN MOVING QUICKLY THROUGH SEVERAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES CONFERRING WITH THEIR LEADERS AS PART OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S SO-CALLED "PEACE OFFENSIVE" OVER VIETNAM.

    MR. WILLIAMS HAD ONLY A BRIEF STOP-OVER IN NAIROBI. HE WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY MR. JOSEPH MURUMBI, KENYA'S MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, AND AMERICAN OFFICIALS. THE PARTY LEFT ALMOST IMMEDIATELY FOR MOMBASA, WHERE MR. WILLIAMS DISCUSSED VIETNAM WITH KENYAN PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA.

    MR. WILLIAMS ARRIVED IN KENYA FROM ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, WHERE HE HAD SIMILAR TALKS WITH EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE. EARLIER, THE AMERICAN ENVOY HAD ALREADY BRIEFED THE LEADERS OF ALGERIA, TUNISIA AND MOROCCO. HIS NEXT STOP, AFTER TANZANIA, IS KAMPALA, UGANDA.

    IN ADDIS ABABA, MR. WILLIAMS TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE HAD EXPLAINED TO THE EMPEROR "WASHINGTON'S DESIRE FOR AN HONOURABLE AND PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE WAR IN VIETNAM." HIS AFRICAN TOUR IS PART OF CURRENT UNITED STATES DIPLOMATIC ACTIVITY OVER VIETNAM WHICH HAS TAKEN AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVES TO TALKS IN POLAND, FRANCE, BRITAIN, THE VATICAN, YUGOSLAVIA, INDIA, PAKISTAN, IRAN, CANADA, LATIN AMERICA AND THE FAR EAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5VOHSAOTUCNZNLYGTB8VQFJO7
    Media URN:
    VLVA5VOHSAOTUCNZNLYGTB8VQFJO7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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