• Short Summary

    AN EIGHT-MAN SUDANESE GOODWILL MISSION HAS COMPLETED A TWO-DAY MISSION TO ETHIOPIA FOR TALKS ABOUT WORSENING RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

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    AN EIGHT-MAN SUDANESE GOODWILL MISSION HAS COMPLETED A TWO-DAY MISSION TO ETHIOPIA FOR TALKS ABOUT WORSENING RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. THE SUDANESE, LED BY THE INTERIOR MINISTER SAYED AWADALLA, ARRIVED IN ADDIS ABABA ON FRIDAY.

    THE SUDANESE, WHO WERE RECEIVED BY EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE AT THE GRAND PALACE SOON AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL, HAD TALKS WITH ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY AND THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR. IT'S UNDERSTOOD THAT THE QUESTION OF THE DISPUTED BOUNDARY AREAS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WERE DISCUSSED.

    RELATIONS HAVE BEEN DETERIORATING OVER BORDER DISPUTES, ACTIVITIES OF SOUTHERN SUDANESE BASED IN ETHIOPIA, AND ANTI-ETHIOPIAN ACTIVITIES IN THE SUDAN. THE SUDANESE GOODWILL MISSION BROUGHT WITH THEM A PERSONAL MESSAGE TO EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE FROM PRESIDENT ISMAIL EL-AZHARI OF THE SUDAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACSRWXJD632UOEQDHC000L08N1
    Media URN:
    VLVACSRWXJD632UOEQDHC000L08N1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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