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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGOLESE REPUBLIC, MR. MOISE TSHOMBE, FLEW INTO NAIROBI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).?

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    THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGOLESE REPUBLIC, MR. MOISE TSHOMBE, FLEW INTO NAIROBI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY). HE WAS ARRIVING TO ADDRESS THE MEETING OF THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY IN THE KENYA CAPITAL TODAY.

    MR. TSHOMBE WAS GREETED ON ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT BY KENYA'S MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR. MURUMBI. MR. TSHOMBE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE PARTY.

    SOON AFTER LANDING MR. TSHOMBE HAD TALKS WITH MEMBERS OF HIS DELEGATION IN A NAIROBI HOTEL. HE ALSO CALLED ON PRESIDENT KENYATTA AND DISCUSSED THE CONGO SITUATION WITH HIM.

    ADDRESSING THE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL OF THE O.A.U. TODAY (FRIDAY) MR. TSHOMBE URGED MEMBERS TO REJECT THE AD HOC COMMISSION'S REPORT ON THE CONGO. THE COMMISSION WAS SET UP BY THE O.A.U. TO INVESTIGATE THE SITUATION IN THE FORMER BELGIAN COLONY.

    MR. TSHOMBE ACCUSED SOME O.A.U. MEMBER COUNTRIES OF AIDING INSURGENTS IN HIS COUNTRY. HE NAMED ALGERIA, GHANA, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND THE SUDAN. HE SAID THAT DELEGATES WERE TRYING TO FIX RESPONSIBILITY ON EACH OTHER INSTEAD OF SOLVING THE PROBLEM. MR. TSHOMBE ADDED THAT THE CONGO HAD REQUESTED CERTAIN TYPES OF ASSISTANCE FROM THE O.A.U. BUT HAD BEEN DENIED THIS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8X9AJ279Y2BZ7K1ZDUEV7WZDC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8X9AJ279Y2BZ7K1ZDUEV7WZDC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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