• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN, ON THURSDAY (7 DECEMBER) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY OF THE IVORY COAST.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN, ON THURSDAY (7 DECEMBER) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY OF THE IVORY COAST. THE SUBJECT OF THE TALKS WAS THE CURRENT PROPOSALS FOR A WEST AFRICAN SUMMIT CONFERENCE.

    PRESIDENT DADDAH IS ON TEN NATION WEST AFRICAN TOUR ON BEHALF OF THE FOUR SENEGAL RIVER STATES - MAURITANIA, SENEGAL, MALI AND GUINEA. HE IS TRYING TO MUSTER SUPPORT FOR A CONFERENCE TO STRENGTHEN WEST AFRICAN ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION. IN THE THREE COUNTRIES HE HAS VISITED SO FAR - GAMBIA, SIERRA LEONE AND LIBERIA, HE HAS ENCOUNTERED WARM SUPPORT FOR THE SCHEME. THE IVORY COAST, TOO, AGREED IN PRINCIPLE, AND A TENTATIVE ARRANGEMENT HAS BEEN MADE FOR A MEETING TO BE HELD IN MONROVIA, LIBERIA, NEXT APRIL. PRESIDENT TUBMAN OF LIBERIA, HAS SAID HE CONSIDERED IT AN HONOUR CONFERRED ON LIBERIA AND ON HIMSELF, IN BEING ASKED TO HOST SUCH AN IMPORTANT AND HISTORIC MEETING.

    A DEFINITE DECISION ON THE MEETING WILL BE TAKEN AFTER CONSULTATIONS WITH ALL STATES WHICH ARE TO PARTICIPATE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7E51PZ5Q2OWY71K3W6U70F3XW
    Media URN:
    VLVA7E51PZ5Q2OWY71K3W6U70F3XW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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