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    GENERAL CHRISTOPHE SOGLO, THE PRESIDENT OF DAHOMEY, STOPPED OVER IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL, ABIDJAN, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) EN ROUTE TO PARIS FOR A PRIVATE VISIT.

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    PRESIDENT SOGLO WELCOMED BY M. AUGUSTE DENISE; INSPECTION OF GUARD OF HONOUR; PRES. SOGLO TALKS TO NEWSMAN; WELCOMING CROWD OUTSIDE AIRPORT.




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    Background: GENERAL CHRISTOPHE SOGLO, THE PRESIDENT OF DAHOMEY, STOPPED OVER IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL, ABIDJAN, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) EN ROUTE TO PARIS FOR A PRIVATE VISIT.

    PRESIDENT SOGLO WAS WELCOMED AT ABIDJAN AIRPORT BY THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR THE IVORY COAST, M. AUGUSTE DENISE, THE PRESIDENT OF THE IVORY COAST COUNCIL OF ECONOMICS, M. MAMADOU COULIBALY, AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, M. PHILIPPE YACE.

    AT THE AIRPORT THERE WAS AN INSPECTION OF THE GUARD OF HONOUR AND PRESIDENT SOGLO TALKED TO NEWSMEN. SOME OF THE CROWD OUTSIDE THE TERMINAL DANCED AND PLAYED DRUMS IN WELCOME.

    (PRESIDENT SOGLO LATER FLEW ON TO PARIS. HE SAID THERE HE WAS ON A PRIVATE VISIT BUT HOPED TO MEET PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AND A NUMBER OF FRENCH PERSONALITIES. HE ALSO HOPED TO DISCUSS FRANCO-DAHOMEY RELATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABRJNOKL0WDJ4JTTBHT42LMIRP
    Media URN:
    VLVABRJNOKL0WDJ4JTTBHT42LMIRP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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