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    A GHANA GOODWILL MISSION, HEADED BY MR. JUSTICE VAN LARE HAS BEEN VISITING THE NIGER.?

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    A GHANA GOODWILL MISSION, HEADED BY MR. JUSTICE VAN LARE HAS BEEN VISITING THE NIGER. IT IS ONE OF THREE VISITING AFRICAN CAPITALS TO EXPLAIN TO VARIOUS LEADERS THE AIMS AND ASPIRATIONS OF THE NEW MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN ACCRA.

    AFTER THE MEETING A COMMUNIQUE WAS RELEASED WHICH SAID GHANA AND NIGER HOPE TO RE-ESTABLISH POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL LINKS ON THE BASIS OF FRANK CO-OPERATION.

    DURING THE MEETING THE GHANA DELEGATION HANDED OVER TO PRESIDENT DIORI AN ALBUM CONTAINING PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN AT THE GHANA TERRORIST TRAINING CAMPS SET UP BY FORMER PRESIDENT KWANE NKRUMAH. THE PICTURES SHOW WHAT ARE CLAIMED TO BE CHINESE INSTRUCTORS SHOWING TRAINEES, AMONG OTHER THINGS, HOW TO SET ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES.

    MEANWHILE IT IS REPORTED FROM NIAMEY THAT NIGER HAS PLEDGED UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT TO THE IVORY COAST "IN THE EVENT OF AN INVASION OF ITS TERRITORY BY FOREIGN OR SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS." THIS FOLLOWS STATEMENTS BY PRESIDENT SEKOU TOURE OF GUINEA IN WHICH HE SAYS THAT TROOPS FROM HIS COUNTRY MIGHT MARCH INTO GHANA TO OVERTHROW THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT AND REINSTATE DR. NKRUMAH. TO GET TO GHANA, THE GUINEA TROOPS WOULD HAVE TO CROSS THE IVORY COAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD9HTMVWCK8KA6F49A37ST1FUD
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9HTMVWCK8KA6F49A37ST1FUD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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