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    Mauritanian President Moktar Ould Daddah has received a government delegation from Cameroon, which presented details of its application to join the Arab League.

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    GV TILT DOWN Flag-pole TO EXT Presidential Palace
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    2.
    SV INT President Moktar Ould Daddah (right) greets Cameroon Finance Minister Tajidine Said
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    3.
    SV INT M. Said and President Ould Daddah seated on divan
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    4.
    SV Cameroons delegates seated
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    5.
    SV Envoy and President talking
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    SV Two other Cameroons delegates, Education Minister Ahmed Ould Sidi Baba (left) seated and listening
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    7.
    SV M. Said and President Ould Daddah continue talking (2 shots)
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    Background: Mauritanian President Moktar Ould Daddah has received a government delegation from Cameroon, which presented details of its application to join the Arab League. Leading the delegation, which spoke with the president on Thursday (18 August), was Cameroon Finance Minister Tajidine Said.

    SYNOPSIS: The delegation was received at the Presidential Palace in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital on the country's southern coast.

    President Moktar Ould Daddah, on the right, greets the visiting Finance Minister Tajidine Said. The Cameroon party had been on the road for some time. It's one of three delegations that have been travelling through numerous Arab countries spelling out details backing their claim to join the Arab League. Two of the delegations have been moving through Arabian Gulf countries while Mr. Said's group has visited countries in Northern Africa. Mr. Said told the President Cameroon was very keen to join the League.

    He reported they were pleased at the reception in the places they'd already visited before reaching Mauritania. Cameroon will be attending the next meeting of the Arab League in Egypt. The Arab League was founded in March 1945 as a voluntary organisation to strengthen links between members and to co-ordinate general policies. It has 21 member states.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9YGA1DEDMSZ0INIZP2ZU565VZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9YGA1DEDMSZ0INIZP2ZU565VZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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