• Short Summary

    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, DISCUSSED THE NIGERIAN CRISIS WITH THE FEDERAL MILITARY LEADER, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, DURING A STOP-OVER IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON HIS WAY TO CONGO-KISHASA.

  • Description

    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, DISCUSSED THE NIGERIAN CRISIS WITH THE FEDERAL MILITARY LEADER, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, DURING A STOP-OVER IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON HIS WAY TO CONGO-KISHASA. U THANT IS TODAY ADDRESSING THE FINAL SESSION IN KINSHASA OF THE 4TH SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU), BEING ATTENDED BY HEADS OF STATE OR THEIR REPRESENTATIVES FROM 38 MEMBER-STATES.

    U THANT AND GENERAL GOWON CONFERRED FOR HALF AN HOUR AT THE GENERAL'S MILITARY HEADQUARTERS AT LAGOS' DODAN BARRACKS. THE NIGERIAN CRISIS IS REPORTED TO HAVE DOMINATED THEIR DISCUSSIONS. U THANT THEN CONTINUED ON HIS AIR JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO KINSHASA. U THANT WAS EXPECTED TO HAVE PRIVATE CONTACTS WITH VARIOUS AFRICAN LEADERS BEFORE HIS ADDRESS TO THE FINAL SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87ZB35DK17IMHNW2IRB7WUNJI
    Media URN:
    VLVA87ZB35DK17IMHNW2IRB7WUNJI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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