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    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD IS LEAVING ABIDJAN TODAY (SUNDAY) AT THE END OF HIS FOUR-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE IVORY COAST.

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    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE OF CHAD IS LEAVING ABIDJAN TODAY (SUNDAY) AT THE END OF HIS FOUR-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE IVORY COAST. ON HIS ARRIVAL ON THURSDAY, THE PRESIDENT ATTENDED AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE.

    PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE WAS RECEIVED AT AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION BY THE IVORY COAST PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY, AFTER THE TWO LEADERS HAD COMPLETED A ROUND OF POLITICAL TALKS AND PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE HAD RECEIVED THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF ABIDJAN, CAPITAL OF THE IVORY COAST.

    DIPLOMATS FROM THE 30 EMBASSIES IN ABIDJAN ATTEND THE RECEPTION. THE UNION OF THE SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS WAS NOT REPRESENTED, AAS RUSSIA HAS NOT YET ESTABLISHED ITS EMBASSY, ALTHOUGH AN AGREEMENT ON EXCHANGING DIPLOMATS WAS REACHED IN JANUARY.

    IN A WELCOMING SPEECH, PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY DESCRIBED PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE AS "MORE THAN A HEAD OF STATE...BETTER THAN A FRIEND." HE SAID HE WAS "A BROTHER-IN-ARMS IN THE MAGNIFICENT STRUGGLE FOR EMANCIPATION."
    REPLYING, PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE SAID HE HAD COME TO ABIDJAN TO HAVE TALKS WITH HIS "GREAT FRIEND AND BROTHER."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7EDBUGTFQEXNRITS5RDETA26A
    Media URN:
    VLVA7EDBUGTFQEXNRITS5RDETA26A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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