• Short Summary

    DELEGATES REPRESENTING THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE BREAKAWAY NIGERIAN EASTERN REGION - NOW CALLING ITSELF BIAFRA - MET IN KAMPALA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO DISCUSS ISSUES THAT HAVE LED TO CIVIL WAR IN NIGERIA.

  • Description

    DELEGATES REPRESENTING THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE BREAKAWAY NIGERIAN EASTERN REGION - NOW CALLING ITSELF BIAFRA - MET IN KAMPALA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO DISCUSS ISSUES THAT HAVE LED TO CIVIL WAR IN NIGERIA.

    THE TALKS ARE ALSO BEING ATTENDED BY THE UGANDAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ODAKA, WHO IS ACTING AS AN OFFICIAL OBSERVER.

    BIAFRA IS REPRESENTED AT THE DISCUSSION BY SIR LOUIS MBANEFO, EASTERN NIGERIAN CHIEF JUSTICE. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S REPRESENTATIVE IS CHIEF ENAHORO, FEDERAL INFORMATION MINISTER.

    THE OPENING SESSION WAS TAKEN UP WITH A LENGTHY STATEMENT BY THE BIAFRAN DELEGATION ON THE HISTORY OF THE CRISIS LEADING TO CIVIL WAR. THERE ARE ALSO DISCUSSION ON PROCEDURE FOR THE TALKS, BUT REUTER, QUOTING OBSERVERS, SAID THE NEGOTIATIONS WERE PROCEEDING AS WELL AS COULD BE EXPECTED.

    BOTH MEN SPOKE AFTER THE MEETING OF PROPOSALS PRESENTED FOR DISCUSSION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADD6SC8ZSLMAREHXYI3NETR957
    Media URN:
    VLVADD6SC8ZSLMAREHXYI3NETR957
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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