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    MR HONORE POLMEMU, THE IVORY COAST'S NEWLY-APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO BRITAIN, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE QUEEN AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE TODAY (TUESDAY).

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    MR HONORE POLMEMU, THE IVORY COAST'S NEWLY-APPOINTED AMBASSADOR TO BRITAIN, PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE QUEEN AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE TODAY (TUESDAY).

    MR POLMEMU, WHO IS 39, WAS APPOINTED TO THE KEY BRITISH AMBASSADORIAL POSITION BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE IVORY COAST, FELIX HOUPHOEUT-BOIGNY. ONE OF HIS MAJOR TASKS WILL BE TO MAINTAIN AND INCREASE THE HEALTHY TRADE LINKS THAT EXIST BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE IVORY COAST.

    BEFORE LEAVING THE EMBASSY IN LONDON'S UPPER BELGRAVE STREET TODAY, MR POLMEMU AND HIS WIFE WERE TOASTED ON THEIR WAY TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE BY MEMBERS OF THE EMBASSY STAFF.

    THEN, IN FULL AMBASSADORIAL DRESS, HE LEFT BY HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE FOR THE CEREMONIAL DRIVE THROUGH LONDON TO THE PALACE, WHERE HE PRESENTED HIS CREDENTIALS TO QUEEN ELIZABETH.

    MR POLMEMU IS ONE OF THE YOUNGEST AMBASSADORS TO REPRESENT A MAJOR COUNTRY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6B4R8B246AYDLMQ3HRYX4VER9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B4R8B246AYDLMQ3HRYX4VER9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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