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    THE GHANAIAN GOVERNMENT ACCUSED THE SOVIET UNION, CUBA AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON WEDNESDAY OF FINANCING SUBVERSIVE ATTEMPTS BY THE DEPOSED PRESIDENT, DR.

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    THE GHANAIAN GOVERNMENT ACCUSED THE SOVIET UNION, CUBA AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON WEDNESDAY OF FINANCING SUBVERSIVE ATTEMPTS BY THE DEPOSED PRESIDENT, DR. KWANE NKRUMAH. THE ACCUSATION WAS MADE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN ACCRA BY THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL (NLC), MR J.W.K. HARLLEY, WHO IS ALSO THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE.

    MR HARLLEY ACCUSED THE THREE COUNTRIES OF AIDING DR NKRUMAH WITH MONEY, ARMS, AMMUNITION AND THE TRAINING OF GUERRILLAS. THE FORMER PRESIDENT, WHO WAS OUSTED BY A MILITARY COUP A YEAR AGO TODAY, I NOW LIVING IN EXILE IN GUINEA. BOXES OF GRENADES, PISTOLS AND EXPLOSIVES SAID TO HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED IN GHANA WERE SHOWN TO THE NEWSMEN.

    MR HARLLEY DOCUMENTED 10 DIFFERENT CASES OF ALLEGED SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITY LED BY DR. NKRUMAH, AND INVOLVING A NUMBER OF GHANAIANS AND FOREIGNERS. HE GAVE WARNING TO THE SOVIET UNION, THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, AND CUBA AGAINST GIVING FURTHER SUPPORT TO DR NKRUMAH. MR HARLLEY SAID...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9AIYDBXRCS2ERV2ABZXLQZK0R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AIYDBXRCS2ERV2ABZXLQZK0R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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