• Short Summary

    IN A TELEVISION INTERVIEW ARRANGED BY THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY OF AMERICA, FEB. 6, THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, M.

  • Description

    IN A TELEVISION INTERVIEW ARRANGED BY THE NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY OF AMERICA, FEB. 6, THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, M. CYRILLE ADOULA, COMMENTED AT SOME LENGTH ON THE SUBJECT OF "MERCENARIES IN KATANGA".

    SPEAKING IN FRENCH FROM A STUDIO IN WASHINGTON, WHERE HE WAS ASSISTED BY N.B.C. COMMENTATOR, MARTIN AGRONSKY, AND AN INTERPRETER, M. ADOULA REPLIED TO QUESTIONS PUT TO HIM OVER A TELEVISION LINK FROM NEW YORK BY JOHN CHANCELLOR, ORGANISER OF THE PROGRAMME.

    M. ADOULA CAME TO THE UNITED STATES ON FEB. 2, WHEN HE TOLD THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK THAT HIS GOVERNMENT'S MAIN OBJECTIVE WAS TO RE-ESTABLISH THE CONGO'S NATIONAL UNITY, AND ASKED FOR MORE MILITARY ASSISTANCE TO END THE RECESSION OF KATANGA FROM THE REPUBLIC. DURING A TWO-DAY VISIT TO WASHINGTON THE CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER HAD A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY ON FEB. 5

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8H2FBVLUTY53SBVUFCAPBQRW6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8H2FBVLUTY53SBVUFCAPBQRW6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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