• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING THE SETTING-UP OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE IVORY COAST AND THE USSR, A GROUP OF RUSSIAN TOURISTS RECENTLY ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN, THE CAPITAL OF THE IVORY COAST.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING THE SETTING-UP OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE IVORY COAST AND THE USSR, A GROUP OF RUSSIAN TOURISTS RECENTLY ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN, THE CAPITAL OF THE IVORY COAST. THE TOURISTS - THE FIRST TO VISIT THE COUNTRY - INCLUDED DOCTORS, SCIENTISTS, AND ARTISTS AMONG OTHERS.

    THE TOURISTS ARRIVED ABOARD A RUSSIAN IL-18 OF AIR MALL. THE GROUP WAS HEADED BY MRS. LASKA NIZSKAYA, A MEMBER OF THE AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF THE SOVIET UNION'S ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, AND IN THE PARTY WAS THE MAYOR OF AN ARMENIAN VILLAGE, DOCTORS, ARTISTS, A JOURNALIST, AND A PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY.

    ON THEIR ARRIVAL IN ABIDJAN FROM MALI, THE TOURISTS WERE MET BY SOVIET EMBASSY OFFICIALS AND A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE IVORY COAST MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS. THEY ARE THE FIRST TO VISIT THE COUNTRY, AND AS THEY LEFT THE AIRCRAFT MANY OF THEM CARRIED SOUVENIRS OF THEIR STAY IN NEIGHBOURING MALI.

    DURING THEIR WEEK'S STAY THE RUSSIAN WILL VISIT THE ABIDJAN MUSEUM AND A NUMBER OF ECONOMIC PROJECTS IN THE TOWN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6KHGQH2RA0MJD3WK8WQYFDOAQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KHGQH2RA0MJD3WK8WQYFDOAQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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