• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL CROSSED THE BORDER INTO MALI TO MEET PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA.?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OF SENEGAL CROSSED THE BORDER INTO MALI TO MEET PRESIDENT MODIBO KEITA. THE OCCASION WAS TO CELEBRATE THE LINKING OF TWO TOWNS IN EITHER COUNTRY -- KAYES IN MALI, AND SAINT LOUIS IN SENEGAL. THE TWO WEST AFRICAN LEADERS GOT A BIG WELCOME IN KAYES.

    THE MAYOR OF SAINT LOUIS, A COASTAL PORT, CAME OVER TO SEE HIS TOWN TWINNED WITH KAYES, SITUATED IN WEST MALI, NEAR THE SENEGAL BORDER.

    THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY, WHICH TOOK PLACE LAST THURSDAY, ENDED WITH AN IMPRESSIVE MARCH-PAST BY KAYES SCHOOLCHILDREN, SALUTING AS THEY PASSED THE OFFICIAL DAIS. THEN THE TWO LEADERS HAD A WORD WITH SOME OF THE TOWN'S OLDER FOLK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JLC3KEXV2PA843NTBZBK5Y5E
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JLC3KEXV2PA843NTBZBK5Y5E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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