• Short Summary

    M. JACQUES FOCCART, SECRETARY GENERAL FOR AFRICAN AND MALASY AFFAIRS AT THE FRENCH PRESIDENCY, REAFFIRMED?

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    M. JACQUES FOCCART, SECRETARY GENERAL FOR AFRICAN AND MALASY AFFAIRS AT THE FRENCH PRESIDENCY, REAFFIRMED HIS COUNTRY'S INTEREST IN HER AFRICAN SPHERE OF INTEREST DURING A THREE-DAY VISIT TO MAURITANIA WHICH ENDED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, M. FOCCART CALLED ON THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MR MOKTAR OULD DADDAH, TO CONVEY A VERBAL ASSURANCE OF GOODWILL FROM PRESIDENT GEORGES POMPIDOU.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL AT NOUAKCHOTT AIRPORT, M. FOCCART AND MME FOCCART WERE GREETED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE STAFF OF THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE, MR ABDUL AZIZ, AND OTHER HIGH OFFICIALS OF THE MAURITANIA PRESIDENCY. M. FOCCART HAD FLOWN TO NOUAKCHOTT FROM DAKAR, WHERE HE ATTENDED WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF SENEGAL'S INDEPENDENCE FROM FRANCE.

    DURING HIS CALL ON PRESIDENT OULD DADDAH, HE POINTED OUT THAT RELATIONS BETWEEN MAURITANIA AND FRANCE WERE EXCELLENT, THOUGH MINOR PROBLEMS REMAINED TO BE SOLVED.

    M. FOCCART ALSO INDICATED THAT FRANCE WOULD GIVE FAVOURABLE CONSIDERATION TO ANY DESIRE FOR A RENEWAL OF MUTUAL LINKS WITH PRESIDENT SEKOU TOURE OF GUINEA.

    M. FOCCART'S PROGRAMME IN NOUAKCHOTT INCLUDED VISITS TO THE HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS AND TO A FACTORY FOR THE DESALINATION OF SEA WATER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACROZ6TF523R8WFG993KM2Y9SZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACROZ6TF523R8WFG993KM2Y9SZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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