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    DIPLOMATS AND MINISTERS IN BOTH BRAZZAVILLE AND DAKAR WERE GATHERED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CAPITALS LAST WEEKEND TO PAY THEIR NEW YEAR COMPLIMENTS TO THE PRESIDENTS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES.

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    DIPLOMATS AND MINISTERS IN BOTH BRAZZAVILLE AND DAKAR WERE GATHERED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CAPITALS LAST WEEKEND TO PAY THEIR NEW YEAR COMPLIMENTS TO THE PRESIDENTS OF THE TWO COUNTRIES.

    IN BRAZZAVILLE ON SUNDAY (DECEMBER 31), PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MAGSAMBA-DEBAT RECEIVED THE GOOD WISHES OF A COMPANY WHICH INCLUDED DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES FROM NORTH VIETNAM AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. IT WAS ANNOUNCED IN BRAZZAVILLE ON DECEMBER 29 THAT CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE AND NORTH VIETNAM HAD SIGNED A CULTURAL ACCORD UNDER WHICH NORTH VIETNAM WAS TO PROVIDE TEACHERS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN BRAZZAVILLE.

    PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT, WISHING THE DIPLOMATS THE BEST FOR 1968, SAID THAT CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE WOULD CONTINUE TO OFFER ITS HOSPITALITY TO REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL FRIENDLY NATIONS.

    A SIMILAR FUNCTION WAS HELD IN DAKAR, CAPITAL OF SENEGAL, ON SATURDAY (DECEMBER 30) WHEN PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR RECEIVED NEW YEAR GREETINGS FROM MEMBERS OF THE CABINET, THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, THE ARMED SERVICES AND FOREIGN DIPLOMATS.

    AMONG THOSE WHO TOOK PART IN THE EXCHANGE OF GREETINGS IN DAKAR WERE FOREIGN MINISTER DOUDOU THIAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, M. LANINE GUEYE, THE PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT, M. KEBA M/BAYE AND GENERAL JEAN ALFRED DIALLO OF THE SENEGAL ARMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6NEFMCSY9IRM1JR9Z2U1SRTBC
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NEFMCSY9IRM1JR9Z2U1SRTBC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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