• Short Summary

    A SUB-COMMITTEE FROM THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.A.U.) HAS BEEN HOLDING TALKS IN LEOPOLDVILLE?

  • Description

    A SUB-COMMITTEE FROM THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (O.A.U.) HAS BEEN HOLDING TALKS IN LEOPOLDVILLE TO PAVE THE WAY FOR A SCHEDULED FACT-FINDING MISSION FROM THE ORGANISATION. SECURITY AND OTHER ARRANGEMENTS WERE DISCUSSED WITH CONGOLESE OFFICIALS. NIGERIA AND GUINEA REPRESENTED THE SUB-COMMITTEE, BUT THE THIRD MEMBER, GHANA, FAILED TO TURN UP.

    THE TALKS WERE HELD ON MONDAY, AND THE DELEGATES WENT TO BRAZZAVILLE THE FOLLOWING DAY. PLANS WERE DISCUSSED FOR A VISIT .

    THE O.A.U.'S FULL TEN-MEMBER AD HOC COMMISSION, WHOSE TASK IS TO TRY TO END THE CONGO CRISIS. KENYA'S PRESIDENT KENYATTA, WHO IS CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMISSION, WAS REPRESENTED AT THE TALKS.

    IT WAS REPORTED RECENTLY THAT GHANA HAD REFUSED TO SERVE ON THE SUB-COMMITTEE UNTIL CERTAIN CONDITIONS HAD BEEN FULFILLED BY THE LEOPOLDVILLE GOVERNMENT. THE SUB-COMMITTEE WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE HELD THE TALKS EARLIER THIS MONTH, BUT ON THAT OCCASION ONLY NIGERIA FUT IN AN APPEARANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHUHE8WU8RYV7DGR36E0ZC1F5
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHUHE8WU8RYV7DGR36E0ZC1F5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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