• Short Summary

    NIGERIAN HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, ON SATURDAY (25 MAY) ACCUSED TANZANIA, ZAMBIA, IVORY COAST AND GABON OF PROMOTING THE COLLAPSE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU) THROUGH THEIR RECOGNITION OF BIAFRA, NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION.

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    NIGERIAN HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON, ON SATURDAY (25 MAY) ACCUSED TANZANIA, ZAMBIA, IVORY COAST AND GABON OF PROMOTING THE COLLAPSE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU) THROUGH THEIR RECOGNITION OF BIAFRA, NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION.

    WITHOUT SPECIFICALLY NAMING THE FOUR STATES WHO HAD RECOGNISED BIAFRA DIPLOMATICALLY IN THE LAST FIVE WEEKS GENERAL GOWON, SPEAKING IN A BROADCAST MARKING THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORGANISATION, SAID THAT FOUR OAU MEMBERS HAD VIOLATED THE OAU CHARTER BY INTERFERING IN NIGERIA'S INTERNAL AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOITSRNAEM5GEL5OQKJBIIP10
    Media URN:
    VLVACOITSRNAEM5GEL5OQKJBIIP10
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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