• Short Summary

    TWO AMERICAN DIPLOMATS HAVE BEEN EXPELLED FROM TANZANIA FOR ALLEGED SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES. AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT?

  • Description

    TWO AMERICAN DIPLOMATS HAVE BEEN EXPELLED FROM TANZANIA FOR ALLEGED SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES. AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT ISSUED IN DAR ES SALAAM, SAID PRESIDENT NYERERE CALLED IN THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR, MR WILLIAM LEONHART, ON FRIDAY AND TOLD HIM HE WAS SATISFIED THAT ROBERT GORDON, A COUNSELLOR AT THE EMBASSY, AND FRANK CARLUCCI UNITED STATES CONSUL IN ZANZIBAR, WERE ENGAGED IN SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES.

    PRESIDENT NYERERE SAID THE TWO MEN WERE NOW PERSONA NON GRATA AND ASKED MR LEONHART TO ENSURE THEY LEFT THE COUNTRY WITHIN 24 HOURS. MR LEONHART WOULD MAKE NO COMMENT TO NEWSMEN ABOUT THE EXPULSIONS.

    (THE AMERICAN STATE DEPARTMENT SAID IN WASHINGTON ON FRIDAY THERE WAS NO FOUNDATION TO CHARGES THAT THE TWO DIPLOMATS HAD BEEN ENGAGED IN SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADUWXKGQIDA26H4VU2B4TZI2E8
    Media URN:
    VLVADUWXKGQIDA26H4VU2B4TZI2E8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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