• Short Summary

    The Republic of Chad has established diplomatic relations with North Korea and is sending an ambassador to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital.

  • Description

    The Republic of Chad has established diplomatic relations with North Korea and is sending an ambassador to Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. The announcement of Chad's new ties with North Korea followed a visit to Fort Lamy by an official North Korea delegation.

    The delegation, headed by Kimkyong Ryon, the North Korean Minister of External Trade, was met by Chad President Francois Tombalbaye. The party moved inside to the President's Palace where the formalities took place and gifts were exchanged.

    Later a joint communique was issued stating that both countries look forward to friendly co-operation in the future Chad set up diplomatic relations with South Korea five years ago.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9N27DCSUIA6YY5RVUBN8JL6HC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9N27DCSUIA6YY5RVUBN8JL6HC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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