• Short Summary

    The French Defence Minister, M. Jacques Soufflet, arrived in the Territory of Affars and Issas?

  • Description

    The French Defence Minister, M. Jacques Soufflet, arrived in the Territory of Affars and Issas on Thursday (25 July) for an official visit. He will have talks with the local administration on a wide range of subjects.

    M. Soufflet was accompanied by high ranking officials of his department. They were met at Djibouti airport by General Barsal, Commander of the French Forces in the Territory.

    With the buildup of Soviet forces in the Indian Ocean, the French Government has ben taking a long look at its position in the region. M. Soufflet's visit comes soon after a trip to neighbouring Somalia by a top level group of Soviet officials. The U.S.S.R. and Somalia signed an aid agreement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC38W55DKZQ8ZUBA8VTVYQXGZN
    Media URN:
    VLVAC38W55DKZQ8ZUBA8VTVYQXGZN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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