• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF THE MALI REPUBLIC HAS BEGUN A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO ALGERIA.?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA OF THE MALI REPUBLIC HAS BEGUN A FIVE-DAY STATE VISIT TO ALGERIA. HE WAS WARMLY GREETED BY PRESIDENT AHMED BEN BELLA AT ALGIERS AIRPORT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AS A "BROTHER IN THE STRUGGLE FOR AFRICAN UNITY AND EMANCIPATION."
    SOON AFTER HE ARRIVED, HE RAN INTO A POLITICAL ROW. IT WAS OVER A PRESS REPORT FROM LEOPOLDVILLE ALLEGING THAT MALI HAD SENT AN EMISSARY TO M. MOISE TSHOMBE, THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, TO MARK ITS SUPPORT OF HIS POLICIES.

    PRESIDENT KEITA HURRIEDLY ISSUED A STATEMENT THROUGH HIS EMBASSY IN ALGIERS THAT THE MALI GOVERNMENT HAD NEVER AND COULD NEVER GIVE ITS BLESSING TO THE "ANTI-REVOLUTIONARY, ANTI-POPULAR AND PRO-IMPERIALIST ORIENTATION" OF M. TSHOMBE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7HY1GVVAD3P9MNVEITNHGEB5P
    Media URN:
    VLVA7HY1GVVAD3P9MNVEITNHGEB5P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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