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    Senegal and Gabon are to sign commercial and cultural agreements following a visit to Gabon by Senegalese President Leopold Senghor.

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    Senegal and Gabon are to sign commercial and cultural agreements following a visit to Gabon by Senegalese President Leopold Senghor. The agreements, discussed during President Senghor's 36-hour visit this week, will be signed after a return visit to Senegal by Gabon President Albert Bongo. This film covers President Senghor's arrival in Libreville on Tuesday (June 29).

    SYNOPSIS: president Leopold Senghor of Senegal arrived in Libreville, Gabon, on Tuesday for a 36-hour visit aimed at discussing possible agreements between the two countries
    President Albert Bongo of Gabon, together with some of his senior ministers, was there to greet the Senegalese head of state. Earlier, President Senghor had visited Add is Ababa in Ethiopia for a summit meeting of the Organisation of African Unity.

    President Senghor later said he had received a good impression of African leaders at the O.A.U. summit, and believed that the dialogue between African states had not been closed. Press reports had earlier said there could have been a split among African nations over the question of possible dialogue with South Africa.

    The two Presidents began their talks on Wednesday, and president Senghor issued an invitation to president Bongo to visit Senegal. The invitation was accepted and President Senghor said that cultural and commercial agreements between the two countries would be signed following President Bongo's return visit. The date of the return visit has not yet been announced.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IR4EEECC6V388LOZDBJOQTGP
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IR4EEECC6V388LOZDBJOQTGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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