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    Monsieur Yvon Bourges, French Secretary of Foreign Affairs, arrived in Libreville on May 1. He?

  • Description

    Monsieur Yvon Bourges, French Secretary of Foreign Affairs, arrived in Libreville on May 1. He was greeted at the airport by the Director of the Cabinet, the French ambassador in Gabon, and other civil and military officials.

    Monsieur Bourges announced to journalists at the airport that he was in Gabon to attend the ratification of three agreements between France and Gabon.

    On Monday, May 4, President Albert Bongo and Monsieur Bourges attended the ratification ceremonies. The first agreement concerned a loan of about 30,000 pounds sterling (20 million C.F.A.) for training mechanics and engineers and to improve internal road services in Gabon.

    Another loan of about 12,000 pounds sterling (8,300,000 C.F.A.) will help improve cultural facilities in the country. The third agreement dealt with the improvement of telephone services within Libreville.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADU9K2HBGZQJZP4LTF0WA9OC33
    Media URN:
    VLVADU9K2HBGZQJZP4LTF0WA9OC33
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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