• Short Summary

    General Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire, had returned home following a 48-hour visit in Gabon.

  • Description

    General Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire, had returned home following a 48-hour visit in Gabon. President Mobutu arrived in Libreville on May 6 for meetings with President Albert Bongo. President Bongo personally welcomed Mr. Mobutu. The airport ceremonies included a military honour guard and native dancers.

    During the two days of meetings the two leaders signed a cultural agreement and decided to open commercial ???elations between their countries as well as direct telephone and telex links between Kinshasa and Libreville.

    President Bongo accepted an invitation from President Mobutu to visit Kinshasa this month to attend the Congress of the People's Revolutionary Movement.

    SYNOPSIS: General Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire, arrived aboard this plane for two days of meetings with President Albert Bongo of Gabon. President Mobutu received a warm welcome from President Bongo in these airport ceremonies in Libreville.

    A full honour guard was present to salute the visiting President. After introducing President Mobutu to Gabonese officials, President Bongo and his guest got down to the serious talks. The discussions resulted in the signing of a cultural agreement and the opening of commercial and communications links between Kinshasa and Libreville.

    So cordial were these meetings, that President Bongo accepted President Mobuto's invitation to visit Kinshase this month and attend the Congress of the People's Revolutionary Movement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB07LLOGL6RCUW41VH5ECXGHHH
    Media URN:
    VLVAB07LLOGL6RCUW41VH5ECXGHHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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