• Short Summary

    On returning home from South Africa on Sunday (21 September), Ivory Coast Information Minister, Mr.?

  • Description

    On returning home from South Africa on Sunday (21 September), Ivory Coast Information Minister, Mr. Laurent Dona-Fologo told journalists in the capital, abidjan, that he considered his visit a "great mission".

    Mr. Dona-Fologo was speaking at a news conference following his arrival in Abidjan aboard a South African airlines special flight.

    The Ivory Coast Minister was the first west African Cabinet member to visit South Africa... and his ten-day tour of the country is seen in the Pretoria as a major boost for South Africa's policy of detente.

    Mr. Dona-Fologo described his visit as a "positive act" whose value future generations would judge. It was an act, he said, designed to avoid conflict, reduce hostility and promote contact and discussion in the search for peace in Africa. Those opposed to dialogue with South Africa were wrong, he added.

    His visit, included talks with Premier John Vorster and other South African leaders and a tour of the state's black African homelands.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADWC0PBDX4N4FOKO6YBJ9S6QMK
    Media URN:
    VLVADWC0PBDX4N4FOKO6YBJ9S6QMK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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