• Short Summary

    SENIOR IVORY COAST OFFICIAL FRANCOIS KATA KAMANO, DETAINED IN GUINEA SINCE NOVEMBER 1965 CHARGED WITH PLOTTING AGAINST GUINEA RETURNED HOME TO ABIDJAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    SENIOR IVORY COAST OFFICIAL FRANCOIS KATA KAMANO, DETAINED IN GUINEA SINCE NOVEMBER 1965 CHARGED WITH PLOTTING AGAINST GUINEA RETURNED HOME TO ABIDJAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

    HIS ARRIVAL WAS PRECEDED BY THAT OF THE IVORY COAST TRAWLER LE KERISPER AND THE 22 CREW, ALSO HELD BY GUINEA FOR ALLEGEDLY PLOTTING TO KIDNAP FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT KWAME NKRUMAH.

    THE GUINEAN DELEGATION TO THE UNITED NATIONS, WHICH WAS HELD AS A REPRISAL FOR THE GUINEAN SEIZURES OF IVORY COAST NATIONALS WHEN THEIR AIRCRAFT WAS DIVERTED TO ABIDJAN ON 26 JUNE, ALSO RETURNED HOME TODAY, ACCORDING TO CONAKRY RADIO.

    THE RADIO SAID GUINEA'S PRESIDENT SEKOU TOURE MADE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AT YESTERDAY'S SESSION OF THE RULING DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

    MR. KAMANO, WHO ARRIVED BY AIR FROM DAKAR, WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY IVORY COAST FOREIGN MINISTER ARSENE ASSOUAN USHER, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN. HE WAS ESCORTED IMMEDIATELY TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE FOR TALKS.

    THE TRAWLER LE KERISPER AS IT SLIPPED INTO PORT CARRIED THE INSCRIPTION "AHMED SEKOU TOURE" -- THE CRIMINAL OF AFRICA".

    THE FRENCH CAPTAIN, JOSEPH TRISTAN, AND HIS COMPATRIOT, CHIEF ENGINEER HERVE-MARIES QUINTIN, LOOKING PALE AND HAGGARD, WERE GIVEN A BRIEF MEDICAL EXAMINATION AT ABIDJAN HOSPITAL BUT WERE RELEASED SHORTLY AFTERWARDS.

    IN ABIDJAN IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT A SPECIAL COMMUNIQUE WOULD BE ISSUED LATER DEALING WITH THE GUINEA-IVORY COAST SETTLEMENT FOLLOWING AN EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE GOVERNMENT AND THE RULING IVORY COAST DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHIEFS AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA73EE24JB5HV6Q9O1SACJNYHXA
    Media URN:
    VLVA73EE24JB5HV6Q9O1SACJNYHXA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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