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    CHIEF ANTHONY ENAHORO, THE LEADER OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION TO THE ADDIS ABABA PEACE TALKS WITH BREAKAWAY BIAFRA, RETURNED TO LAGOS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE FEDERAL HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR GENERAL YAKUBO GOWON.

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    CHIEF ANTHONY ENAHORO, THE LEADER OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION TO THE ADDIS ABABA PEACE TALKS WITH BREAKAWAY BIAFRA, RETURNED TO LAGOS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE FEDERAL HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR GENERAL YAKUBO GOWON. CHIEF ENAHORO TOLD REPORTERS HIS RETURN TO THE ETHIOPIAN CAPITAL WOULD DEPEND ON THE "NATURE AND URGENCY OF MY OTHER DUTIES AND ASSIGNMENTS."
    CHIEF ENAHORO TOLD REPORTERS AT THE AIRPORT THAT THE FEDERAL DELEGATION HAD BEEN MODERATE AND CONCILIATORY BUT THE REACTION OF THE REBELS DID NOT JUSTIFY OPTIMISM. TODAY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA. CHAIRMAN OF THE TALKS, SAID THAT THERE WAS NOW A RAY OF HOPE FOR A SETTLEMENT, AND THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS THAT AGREEMENT MAY SOON BE REACHED ON RELIEF MEASURES.

    CHIEF ENAHORO PRAISED EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE'S MEDIATION EFFORTS YESTERDAY AND SAID THE MONARCH'S WIDE EXPERIENCE AND PATIENCE COULD PRODUCE RESULTS.

    SOON AFTER ARRIVING CHIEF ENAHORO PROVE TO THE DODAN BARRACKS, OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THE HEAD OF STATE, FOR DISCUSSION WITH MAJOR-GENERAL GOWON AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, DR. ARIKPO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7CDMXFFTUZNCW5U6QKQXXPUUM
    Media URN:
    VLVA7CDMXFFTUZNCW5U6QKQXXPUUM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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