• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA ARRIVED IN NAIROBI, CAPITAL OF KENYA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO JOIN THE LEADERS OF ZAMBIA, KENYA AND UGANDA FOR TALKS ON SOLVING THE NIGERIAN CRISIS.

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    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA ARRIVED IN NAIROBI, CAPITAL OF KENYA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO JOIN THE LEADERS OF ZAMBIA, KENYA AND UGANDA FOR TALKS ON SOLVING THE NIGERIAN CRISIS.

    THE TALKS RESULT FROM A "PEACE FOR NIGERIA" MISSION BY ZAMBIAN FOREIGN MINISTER SIMON KAPWEPWE TO THE OTHER COUNTRIES.

    ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA SAID ON ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI ON FRIDAY THAT THE TALKS WOULD PROBABLY ALSO COVER THE CONGO CRISIS. UGANDAN PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE SAID THE FOUR LEADERS WOULD CONSIDER HOW THEY COULD BEST MAKE KNOWN THEIR JOINT VIEWS TO THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT.

    AFTER A PRELIMINARY MEETING THE FOUR LEADERS APPEALED FOR AN IMMEDIATE HALT TO FIGHTING IN NIGERIA AND URGED THE REOPENING OF DISCUSSIONS. THEY ALSO CONDEMNED THE REPORTED MERCENARY LANDINGS IN THE CONGO AND PLEDGED FULL SUPPORT TO PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU'S GOVERNMENT.

    THEY ALSO PROMISED TO CONSIDER, AS A MATTER OF URGENCY, APPROPRIATE MEANS OF HELPING THE CONGO GOVERNMENT.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI PRESIDENT NYERERE WAS MET BY PRESIDENT KENYATTA OF KENYA WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY OFFICIALS. THERE WAS ALSO A GUARD OF HONOUR FOR THE VISITING PRESIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6GRGHUZUM9HEECIZBO0Q06BED
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GRGHUZUM9HEECIZBO0Q06BED
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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