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    THE CONGO-KINSHASA FOREIGN MINISTER M. JUSTIN BOMBOKO, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) HELD INFORMAL TALKS WITH HIS BELGIAN?

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    THE CONGO-KINSHASA FOREIGN MINISTER M. JUSTIN BOMBOKO, TODAY (WEDNESDAY) HELD INFORMAL TALKS WITH HIS BELGIAN OPPOSITE NUMBER M. PIERRE HARMEL.

    M. BOMBOKO IS IN BELGIUM ON A FIVE-DAY UNOFFICIAL VISIT TO DISCUSS CURRENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE CONGO, ESPECIALLY IN AGRICULTURE AND EDUCATION, WITH TOP GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

    IN TALKS WITH M. HARMEL TODAY, M. BOMBOKO IS SAID TO HAVE DISCUSSED THE TWO COUNTRY'S AIRLINES - AIR CONGO AND SABENA.

    THE TOWNS OF CALL BETWEEN KINSHASA AND BRUSSELS AND THE BELGIANS' DESIRE TO EXTEND THE SABENA FLIGHTS TO LUMUMBASHI WERE AMONG THE TOPICS DISCUSSED.

    BOMBOKO WAS REPORTED TO HAVE ASKED FOR BELGIAN HELPED IN REORGANISING THE CONGOLESE HEALTH SERVICE.

    HE ALSO REITERATED HIS COUNTRY'S BELIEF THAT BIAFRA SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO SECEDE FROM THE NIGERIAN FEDERATION.

    YESTERDAY M. BOMBOKO WAS REPORTED TO HAVE MET SENIOR OFFICIALS OF THE MINISTRY OF CO-OPERATION DEVELOPMENT. A CONGO EMBASSY OFFICIAL SAID THAT TALKS WERE PARTLY AIMED AT CONCLUDING BILATERAL CONVENTIONS ON EDUCATION AND AGRICULTURAL AID.

    THE CONGO MINISTER WAS THE GUEST OF M. HARMEL AT LUNCH TODAY. ON FRIDAY HE IS EXPECTED TO RETURN HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA022ZJZEZ23995FU59UWBCR8W
    Media URN:
    VLVAA022ZJZEZ23995FU59UWBCR8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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