• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT GRUNITZKY OF TOGO IS IN ABIDJAN, CAPITAL OF THE IVORY COAST, FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET BOIGNY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT GRUNITZKY OF TOGO IS IN ABIDJAN, CAPITAL OF THE IVORY COAST, FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET BOIGNY. HE FLEW INTO ABIDJAN ON WEDNESDAY.

    WHEN HE ARRIVED AT ABIDJAN, PRESIDENT GRUNITZKY TOLD WAITING NEWSMEN THAT HE WANTED TO HAVE "DETAILED DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET BOIGNY ON POLITICAL, AND PARTICULARLY ECONOMIC PROBLEMS" AFFECTING THEIR TWO COUNTRIES. HE SAID HE WANTED TO EXAMINE WITH THE IVORY COAST PRESIDENT ALL ASPECTS OF THE SOLIDARITY FUND SET UP BY THE COUNSEIL D'ENTENTE (COUNCIL OF UNDERSTANDING) GROUPING THE IVORY COAST, NIGER, UPPER VOLTA, DAHOMEY AND TOGO.

    IT IS ALSO LIKELY THAT THE TWO LEADERS WILL DISCUSS THE OVERTHROW OF DR. NKRUMAH, THE FORMER GHANA LEADER. BOTH COUNTRIES HAVE BORDERS WITH GHANA AND WERE NOT ON FRIENDLY TERMS WITH DR. NKRUMAH'S GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6TDYWHSQZ62KYV0V3I263YCC
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6TDYWHSQZ62KYV0V3I263YCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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