• Short Summary

    NEW AMBASSADORS FOR WEST GERMANY AND FRANCE HAVE PRESENTED THEIR CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA.

  • Description

    NEW AMBASSADORS FOR WEST GERMANY AND FRANCE HAVE PRESENTED THEIR CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA.

    THE AMBASSADORS ARE HERR FRANZ-JOSEPH NEUMANN, FOR WEST GERMANY, AND M. TANGUY DE COURSON DE LA VILLENUEVE, FOR FRANCE.

    M. BOMBOKO, THE CONGO-KINSHASA FOREIGN MINISTER, WAS ALSO PRESENT DURING THE CEREMONIES.

    (THREE FORMER CONGO-KINSHASA MINISTERS WERE RECENTLY APPOINTED AMBASSADORS TO CANADA, GREECE AND ISRAEL. CONGO-KINSHASA IS ALSO SENDING AN AMBASSADOR TO EGYPT FOLLOWING THE RESUMPTION OF DIPLOMATIC TIES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES SEVERED IN 1964).

    (PRESIDENT MOBUTU RECENTLY AGREED TO THE EVACUATION OF ABOUT 120 WHITE MERCENARIES - INCLUDING A NUMBER FROM GERMANY AND FRANCE - HELD FOR THE PAST FIVE MONTHS IN MAKESHIFT PRISON CAMP IN RWANDA. THE PRESIDENT AGREED ON CONDITION THAT THEIR COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN NEVER ALLOWED THEM TO RETURN TO AFRICA.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3GY126T973231V2OMMU9CGU8
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3GY126T973231V2OMMU9CGU8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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