President Marien Ngouabi of Congo Brazzaville, arrived in Abidjan on Saturday to be greeted by President Houphouet-Boigny.
GV & SV traditional dancers at airport (3 shots)
GV Aircraft taxies in
SV guard of honour
SV Ngouabi steps of aircraft and greeted by Houphouet-Boigny & others
SV traditional dancers and musicians (3 shots)
SV both presidents walk to terminal
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Background: President Marien Ngouabi of Congo Brazzaville, arrived in Abidjan on Saturday to be greeted by President Houphouet-Boigny. President Ngouabi, had been on an official five-day visit to Mauritania. On his way home he stopped at Guinea and the Ivory Coast. He was going on to Chad from Abidjan.
During his stop in Abidjan, President Ngouabi and President Houphouet-Boigny and brief talks followed by an official lunch.
President Ngouabi told reporters at the airport that the African, Malagasy and Mauritanian common organisation should not be allowed to break up. He added that the heads of the member states must work to strengthen the organisation.