• Short Summary

    RATIFICATION OF A MILITARY PACT BETWEEN KENYA AND ETHIOPIA YESTERDAY WAS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED UP BY THE ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI OF A MILITARY DELEGATION FROM ETHIOPIA.

  • Description

    RATIFICATION OF A MILITARY PACT BETWEEN KENYA AND ETHIOPIA YESTERDAY WAS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED UP BY THE ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI OF A MILITARY DELEGATION FROM ETHIOPIA.LED BY THE MINISTER FOR WAR, MAJOR-GENERAL DYASSU-MENGESHA, AND BRIGADIER WALDEMASKER, THE DELEGATION WILL SPEND THE WEEKEND HAVING DEFENCE TALKS WITH THE KENYA GOVERNMENT.

    OF CONCERN TO BOTH KENYA AND ETHIOPIA ARE THE CONTINUED BORDER RAIDS FROM SOMALIA; AND GENERAL MENGESHA CONFIRMED THAT THE SITUATION OF KENYA'S NORTH-EASTERN FRONTIER, WHERE A STATE OF EMERGENCY IS NOW IN FORCE, IS CAUSING CONCERN IN ADDIS ABABA.HE SAID THE BUILD-UP OF SOMALI'S ARMY TO 20,000 MEN WAS NOT NECESSARY FOR INTERNAL SECURITY, AND CLAIMED THAT IT WAS MOTIVATED BY A DESIRE FOR TERRITORIAL EXPANSION.

    KENYA'S MR.JOSEPH MURUMBI MET THE ETHIOPIAN DELEGATION, AND SAID THAT KENYA WOULD SEE HOW THE BORDER SITUATION DEVELOPED BEFORE CALLING ON ETHIOPIA FOR MILITARY ASSISTANCE -- AVAILABLE UNDER THE NEW TREATY.

    IT WAS ANNOUNCED IN NAIROBI, YESTERDAY THAT 500 TROOPS HAVE BEEN SENT TO POLICE THE 5-MILE 'NO-MAN'S-LAND' RUNNING THE LENGTH OF THE SOMALIA-KENYA BORDER.ROADS HAVE BEEN CLOSED IN THE REGION, AND ANYONE IN THE AREA WITHOUT PERMISSION IS LIABLE TO ARREST.REGULATIONS NOW PERMIT POLICE TO SHOOT IF NECESSARY AT SUSPECTS WHEN MAKING AN ARREST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMZUO6QSZGKMJKNWBNPV23E95
    Media URN:
    VLVADMZUO6QSZGKMJKNWBNPV23E95
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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