• Short Summary

    FULL SCALE OF PEACE TALKS BETWEEN NIGERIA AND SECESSIONIST BIAFRA ARE UNDERWAY AT ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA.

  • Description

    FULL SCALE OF PEACE TALKS BETWEEN NIGERIA AND SECESSIONIST BIAFRA ARE UNDERWAY AT ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA. THE TALKS--AIMED AT ENDING THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR--OPENED YESTERDAY (MONDAY) AT AFRICA HALL IN THE PRESENCE OF EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA. COLONEL OJUKWU, THE BIAFRAN LEADER, AND THE LEADER OF THE FEDERAL NIGERIAN DELEGATION. CHIEF ENAHORO, MADE IT CLEAR IN THEIR OPENING SPEECHES THAT THEY BOTH WANTED A BINDING SETTLEMENT SATISFACTORY TO BOTH SIDES.

    THE AGENDA, AGREED BY BOTH SIDES IN PRELIMINARY TALKS IN NIAMEY, NIGER, LAST MONTH LISTS THREE POINTS FOR DISCUSSION:- ARRANGEMENTS FOR A SETTLEMENTS; TERMS OF A CEASEFIRE; AND RELIEF TO WAR RAVAGED AREAS.

    EXTRACTS FROM THE OPENING SPEECHES BY COLONEL OJUKWU AND CHIEF ENAHORO FOLLOW:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZN5L54L0M4272SE0Q7ZOMYW5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZN5L54L0M4272SE0Q7ZOMYW5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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