• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA ARRIVED IN TUNIS LAST THURSDAY (30 OCTOBER) FOR A VISIT WHICH WILL LAST UNTIL MONDAY, WHEN HE IS DUE TO FLY ON TO BRUSSELS.

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    PRESIDENT MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA ARRIVED IN TUNIS LAST THURSDAY (30 OCTOBER) FOR A VISIT WHICH WILL LAST UNTIL MONDAY, WHEN HE IS DUE TO FLY ON TO BRUSSELS. THIS WILL BE HIS FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO BELGIUM, AND HE DREW ATTENTION TO ITS SIGNIFICANCE WHEN HE LANDED AT TUNIS AIRPORT.

    HE WAS MET ON ARRIVAL BY THE SON OF PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU SAID HIS VISIT TO BELGIUM SYMBOLISED THE REDISCOVERY AND REINFORCEMENT OF FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. THE PRESIDENT ADDED: "I AM GOING TO PRESENT TO BELGIUM THE IMAGE OF MY COUNTRY, ITS TRUE IMAGE, THAT OF A PEOPLE AT WORK".

    ASKED IF ANY AGREEMENTS WOULD BE SIGNED, HE REPLIED: "SEVERAL PROJECTS ARE UNDER DISCUSSION".

    TODAY, PRESIDENT MOBUTU VISITED THE U.S. HOSPITAL SHIP "HOPE" IN THE PORT OF LA GOULETTE. LATER IN THE DAY HE WAS THE GUEST AT LUNCH OF M. BAHI LADGHAM, SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE TUNISIAN PRESIDENCY.

    PRESIDENT MOBUTU IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FOREIGN MINISTER M. CYRILLE ADOULA; THE MINISTER DELEGATE TO THE PRESIDENCY, M. JEAN UMBA-DI-LUTETE, AND OFFICIALS AND ADVISERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAZPF061QRN34HUOGNNDW9Z5QH
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZPF061QRN34HUOGNNDW9Z5QH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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