• Short Summary

    President Mohamed Siad Barre of Somalia left the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Friday (15 November) after talks on mutual co-operation with Ghana's Head of State, Colonel Ignatius Acheampong.

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    President Mohamed Siad Barre of Somalia left the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Friday (15 November) after talks on mutual co-operation with Ghana's Head of State, Colonel Ignatius Acheampong.

    The Somali President, who is the current chairman of the Organisation of African Unity, also discussed matters affecting the Organisation with Colonel Acheampong.

    During his two-day stay in Accra, President Barre visited Ghana's industrial and harbour city, Team, 18 miles (29 kms) east of Accra.

    President Barre, on a tour of African countries, had his visit shortened by a day because of a 24-hour-delay in his arrival from Niger.

    He was accompanied by Mr. Omar Arteh, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Ibrahim Samatar, Secretary of State for Planning.

    SYNOPSIS: President Barre, on a tour of African countries, was on a state visit to Ghana for talks on mutual co-operation and matters affecting the Organisation of African Unity with Colonel Acheampong. The Somali President is the current chairman of the organisation. During his stay, he visited Ghana's industrial and harbour city, Tema, eighteen miles east of Accra, and attended a state dinner.

    President Barre's visit was shortened by a day because of a twenty-four-hour delay in his arrival from Niger. He was originally scheduled for a three-day visit. The President was accompanied by Somalia's Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Secretary of State for Planning.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC7Q61M67NEGL6MO6DEQFLER00
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7Q61M67NEGL6MO6DEQFLER00
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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