• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI OF NIGER HAS PLEDGED SUPPORT FOR THE PEACE INITIATIVES BEING MADE BY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA IN THE NIGERIAN WAR.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI OF NIGER HAS PLEDGED SUPPORT FOR THE PEACE INITIATIVES BEING MADE BY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA IN THE NIGERIAN WAR. HE ALSO SUPPORTED BIDS TO END THE WAR BY THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU) IN A SPEECH MARKING THE 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF NIGER'S SELF-GOVERNMENT.

    M. DIORI ALSO SAID THAT HE REGRETTED RECENT CURBS ON AID FROM DEVELOPED COUNTRIES -- FRANCE AND THE UNITED STATES IN PARTICULAR -- BUT PRAISED THE GENEROSITY OF CANADA.

    THE MOST IMPORTANT GUEST AT THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS WAS PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA WHO IS CURRENTLY MAKING A STATE VISIT TO NIGER.

    BOTH PRESIDENTS REVIEWED THE HUGE PROCESSION WHICH INCLUDED UNITS OF CALVARY, WOMEN AND GIRL WORKERS, TRADITIONAL BANDS AND TROOPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACRBQYZL1E4CTFTG4LI7K6X6KX
    Media URN:
    VLVACRBQYZL1E4CTFTG4LI7K6X6KX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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