• Short Summary

    THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL, ARNOLD SMITH, IS IN KAMPALA, IN UGANDA, TO COMPLETE ARRANGEMENTS FOR NIGERIAN PEACE TALKS.

  • Description

    THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL, ARNOLD SMITH, IS IN KAMPALA, IN UGANDA, TO COMPLETE ARRANGEMENTS FOR NIGERIAN PEACE TALKS. THE TALKS ARE SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TOMORROW (MAY 23).

    THE CONFERENCE IS TO BE FORMALLY OPENED IN UGANDA'S PARLIAMENT BUILDING BY THE PRESIDENT, MILTON OBOTE. MR. SMITH CALLED ON THE PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS PLANS FOR THE TALKS, WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO END 11 MONTHS OF FIGHTING BETWEEN NIGERIA AND SECESSIONIST BIAFRA.

    MR. SMITH SAID HE WOULD NOT DISCLOSE THE NAMES OF DELEGATES TO THE TALKS. HE SAID HE WOULD RAISE THE QUESTIONS OF WHO WOULD CHAIR THE MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBOTE. THREE BIAFRAN DELEGATES HAVE ALSO ARRIVED IN KAMPALA.

    THE FIRST OF THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL DELEGATES ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE TODAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADDXG4WELL9V5DNBYRK6CIMZW0
    Media URN:
    VLVADDXG4WELL9V5DNBYRK6CIMZW0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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