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    YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT, OF THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, HAD A BUSY ROUND OF ENGAGEMENTS IN BONN.?

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    YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT, OF THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, HAD A BUSY ROUND OF ENGAGEMENTS IN BONN. THE PRESIDENT WAS ON A BRIEF VISIT TO THE WEST GERMAN CAPITAL AS PART OF A EUROPEAN TOUR.

    THE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE PRESIDENT'S FIRST STOP WAS AT THE PALAIS SCHAUMBURG FOR TALKS WITH CHANCELLOR KIESINGER. THE TWO LEADERS TALKED FOR ABOUT AN HOUR WORLD TOPICS.

    PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT LEAVES WEST GERMANY TODAY. HE ARRIVED ON THURSDAY.

    ON LEAVING THE PALAIS SCHAUMBURG PRESIDENT ALPHONSE MASSAMBA-DEBAT WENT TO THE VILLA HAMMERSCHNMIDT, OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HEINRISH LUEBKE, TO ATTEND A LUNCHEON IN HIS HONOUR.

    SPEAKING AT THE LUNCHEON HERR LUEBKE REMEMBERED THAT M. MASSAMBA-DEBAT HAD BEEN IN WEST GERMANY IN 1960 AS PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND AGAIN IN 1961 AS PLANNING MINISTER.

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE TOLD PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT THAT WEST GERMANY WAS WATCHING HIS COUNTRY'S DEVELOPMENT WITH SYMPATHY. THE WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT ALSO THE IMPORTANCE OF COOPERATION BETWEEN EUROPE AND AFRICA. HE NOTED THE CONGO'S ASSOCIATION WITH THE EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET.

    PRESIDENT LUEBKE CONCLUDED: "I HOPE THE VISIT AND THE TALKS YOU WILL HAVE IN GERMAN WILL CONTRIBUTE TO MAKING THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE CONGO AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC, BETWEEN AFRICA AND EUROPE, CLOSER AND MORE EFFECTIVE."
    PRESIDENT MASSAMBA-DEBAT LATER VISITED THE GOVERNMENT OWNED DEUTSCHE WELLE RADIO STATION WHICH BROADCASTS EXTENSIVELY TO AFRICA, BEFORE ATTENDING A RECEPTION GIVEN HIS HONOUR CONGOLESE AMBASSADOR IN BONN ROMUARD ZEKAKANY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJIWNACBNJD2VB2LBZ5H5GGF6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJIWNACBNJD2VB2LBZ5H5GGF6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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