• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE, OF CHAD, ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT FRANCOIS TOMBALBAYE, OF CHAD, ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES. HE WAS GREETED WITH FULL CEREMONY AT THE WHITE HOUSE, AND SHORTLY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL WENT INTO CONFERENCE WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

    THIS IS PRESIDENT TOMBALBAYE'S FIRST VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES. IN WELCOMING HIM PRESIDENT JOHNSON PRAISED HIS SENSE OF LEADERSHIP WITHIN THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY, AND ASSURED HIM THAT THE UNITED STATES WOULD SUPPORT HIS EFFORTS "TO BRING AN END TO THE FIGHTING IN NIGERIA."
    THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR, AND THE NEED FOR THE RELIEF TO THE POPULATIONS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CONFLICT ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE MAJOR DISCUSSION TOPICS IN THE TALKS BETWEEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS.

    PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S DAUGHTER, LUCY BAINES NUGENT AND HER CHILD WERE PRESENT AT THE WELCOMING CEREMONY. ALSO PRESENT WERE UNITED STATES UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE NICHOLAS KATZENBACH, AND THE DEAN OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS MR. SEVILLA-SACASA, AMBASSADOR OF NICARAGUA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVJW9Z7TIBJ9EO6AUNH5ZPOBA
    Media URN:
    VLVACVJW9Z7TIBJ9EO6AUNH5ZPOBA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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