• Short Summary

    DELEGATIONS FROM BRITAIN, KENYA AND SOMALIA MET IN ROME TODAY (MONDAY) FOR TALKS ON KENYA'S DISPUTED NORTHERN FRONTIER DISTRICT.

  • Description

    DELEGATIONS FROM BRITAIN, KENYA AND SOMALIA MET IN ROME TODAY (MONDAY) FOR TALKS ON KENYA'S DISPUTED NORTHERN FRONTIER DISTRICT.THIS FULFILLS A PROMISE MADE BY THE BRITISH COLONIAL SECRETARY, MR DUNCAN SANDYS, EARLIER THIS YEAR DURING THE KENYA CONSTITUTIONAL TALKS.

    ON THAT OCCASION HE SAID THE FUTURE OF THE NFD WOULD BE DISCUSSED BEFORE KENYA WINS INDEPENDENCE ON DECEMBER 12.

    THE 220,000 NOMADIC INHABITANTS OF THE DISTRICT HAVE SHOWN STRONG SOMALI TIES, AND A MAJORITY SEEK THE DISTRICT'S SECESSION AND ITS INCORPORATION IN THE SOMALI REPUBLIC.KENYA'S AFRICAN LEADERS WANT IT RETAINED AS PART OF KENYA.

    THE TALKS ARE BEING HELD IN A RENAISSANCE PALACE IN THE CENTRE OF ROME.BRITAIN IS REPRESENTED BY MR.PETER THOMAS, THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND SENIOR OFFICIALS OF THE FOREIGN AND COLONIAL OFFICES.KENYA'S GOVERNOR, MR MALCOLM MCDONALD, IS ATTACHED TO THE BRITISH DELEGATION.

    SOMALIA'S PRIME MINISTER, DR.ABDI RASHID SHERMARKE, IS LEADING HIS COUNTRY'S DELEGATION WHILE KENYA'S MINISTER OF JUSTICE, MR TOM MBOYA, WILL PRESENT HIS COUNTRY'S VIEWPOINT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA65LW7AE9TCKFOZB9LCGY6BL7P
    Media URN:
    VLVA65LW7AE9TCKFOZB9LCGY6BL7P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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