• Short Summary

    Dahomey's ruling Presidential Council, led by Head of State Hubert Maga, inspected at first hand latest trends in international trade co-operation when they visited Cotonou Fair on Tuesday (August 11).

  • Description

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    GV President out of Nigerian pavilion and greeted
    0.10

    2.
    LV Presidents entering Israeli pavilion
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    3.
    SV Israeli flag and banners
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    4.
    GV Presidents at fishing industry stand
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    5.
    SV Turtles in tank
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    6.
    GV Entrance to Horticultural Centre
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    7.
    SV Ducks in pen TILT UP TO President arriving
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    8.
    CU Ducks TILT UP TO SV AND LV Presidents past
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    9.
    GV Presidents past cultural stand
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    10.
    LV Presidents looking at photographs at stand (2 shots)
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    11.
    GV AND SV Presidents at wine stall (3 shots)
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    12.
    LV Presidents at U.S. stand (2 shots)
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    13.
    LV Presidents past West German pavilion
    1.30

    14.
    GV Presidents walking around fair
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    Background: Dahomey's ruling Presidential Council, led by Head of State Hubert Maga, inspected at first hand latest trends in international trade co-operation when they visited Cotonou Fair on Tuesday (August 11). Their visit was timed to co-inside with the United Nations International Co-operation Day.

    M. Maga said that the Presidential Council timed its visit to demonstrated its faith in the U.N. ideal of peace and international co-operation.

    He added that he hoped especially that peace would become a reality in the Middle East under the Auspices of the United Nations.

    Israel is among the nations with pavilions at the Cotonou Fair. Nigeria, France, Upper Volta, West Germany, Togo and Niger are also represented.

    Rapid steps towards better commercial co-operation have been taken by Nigeria and Dahomey businessmen at the Fair. They have stressed the need for better trade relations between their countries.

    At a round table conference on Tuesday, they asked for several obstacles to improved relations to be taken up at government level, including the lack of a formal agreement on commercial exchanges, defective telephone communications between the two countries, and the requirement that Dahomey businessmen should have a visa to visit Nigeria.

    SYNOPSIS: Dahomey's ruling Presidential Council, led by Head of State Hubert Maga, made a first hand inspection of latest trends in international trade co-operation when they visited the Cotonou Fair on Tuesday. Israel was among the nations, with pavilions at the fair. Nigeria, France, Upper Volta, West Germany, Togo and Niger were also represented, together with several of Dahomey's domestic industries.

    The Presidential Council had timed its visit to the Fair to co-incide with the United Nations international Co-operation Day. President Maga said it was the council's intention to demonstrate its faith in the U.N. ideal of peace and international co-operation. He added that he hoped especially that peace would become a reality in the Middle East under the auspices of the United Nations.

    Rapid steps towards better co-operation have ben taken by Nigerian and Dahomey businessmen at the fair. They have stressed the need for improved trade relations between their countries. At a round table conference on Tuesday, they asked that several obstacles to better relations should be taken up at government level, including the lack of a formal agreement on commercial exchanges and the existence of defective telephone communications between the two countries.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U5PSKHQOGYKQUVFBMXHC1FI5
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U5PSKHQOGYKQUVFBMXHC1FI5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
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    N/A

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