• Short Summary

    IN BELGRADE LEADERS OF 25 NON-ALIGNED COUNTRIES AT THE END OF THEIR "SUMMIT CONFERENCE" SEPTEMBER 6 CALLED ON PRESIDENT KENNEDY AND MR.

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    IN BELGRADE LEADERS OF 25 NON-ALIGNED COUNTRIES AT THE END OF THEIR "SUMMIT CONFERENCE" SEPTEMBER 6 CALLED ON PRESIDENT KENNEDY AND MR. KHRUSHCHEV TO MAKE DIRECT APPROACHES TO EACH OTHER TO ESTABLISH PEACE. THEY ALSO CALLED FOR THE MORATORIUM ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTING TO BE "RESUMED AND OBSERVED BY ALL COUNTRIES."
    THE CONFERENCE MET IN FULL SESSION ON SEPTEMBER 5 TO HEAR THE TWO CONGOLESE LEADERS, PRIME MINISTER ADOULA, AND DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER GIZENGA, WHO ARRIVED IN BELGRADE ON SEPTEMBER 4. BOTH MEN WERE GIVEN THE ROSTUM TO SPEAK AS A COMPROMISE BETWEEN THOSE WHO HAD FORMALLY RECOGNIZED MR. GIZENGA, AND THOSE WHO HAD NOT. MR. ADOULA, IN A MORE MODERATE SPEECH THAN MR. GIZENGA, SAID THE UNITED NATIONS WAS NOT A PERFECT INSTRUMENT BUT HAD PLAYED A MAJOR ROLE IN THE CONGO. "MY GOVERNMENT FEELS IT MERITS THANKS," HE SAID. MR. GIZENGA SPOKE OF THE "ILLEGAL ACTS" OF THE U.N. BUT ADDED THAT ALL SIDES MUST WORK IN THE CONGO FOR A RECONCILIATION. HE PLEDGED: "TO SERVE OUR NATION IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF ADOULA TO PREVENT IMPERIALIST INTRIGUES."
    BOTH CONGOLESE DELEGATES AND FOREIGN MINISTERS BOMBOKO, WERE WELCOMED BY THE CONFERENCE LEADERS INCLUDING PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA, PRIME MINISTER NEHRU OF INDIA AND PRESIDENT MAKARIOS OF CYPRUS. EARLY ARRIVALS AT THE SESSION WERE MRS. BANDARANAIKE OF CEYLON, DR. OSWALDO TORRADO OF CUBA AND PRESIDENT TITO OF THE HOST COUNTRY, YUGOSLAVIA.

    THE FEELINGS OF THE CONFERENCE ON WORLD PEACE WERE CONTAINED IN A LETTER TO BE HANDED TO MR. KHRUSHCHEV BY MR. NEHRU AND PRESIDENT NKRUMAH OF GHANA. PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA AND PRESIDENT KEITA OF MALI ARE TO HAND PRESIDENT KENNEDY A SIMILAR LETTER IN WASHINGTON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78VG4AM3XQZCQ6UG44BYWOSQA
    Media URN:
    VLVA78VG4AM3XQZCQ6UG44BYWOSQA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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