• Short Summary

    FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM MANY AFRICAN STATES ARRIVED IN ALGIERS ON MONDAY (2 SEPTEMBER) TO PREPARE FOR THE FIFTH SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY WHICH BEGINS NEXT WEEK.

  • Description

    FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM MANY AFRICAN STATES ARRIVED IN ALGIERS ON MONDAY (2 SEPTEMBER) TO PREPARE FOR THE FIFTH SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY WHICH BEGINS NEXT WEEK.

    MORE THAN 20 AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE, AS WELL AS UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT, ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE SUMMIT.

    AMONG THE DELEGATIONS TO ARRIVE ON MONDAY WAS THAT FROM TUNISIA, LED BY MR. BRAHIM TORKI, THE UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS. MR. TORKI WAS JOINED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BY MR. HABIB BOURGUIBA, THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

    THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF NIGER, MR. ABDOU SIDIKOU, ARRIVED IN ALGIERS TO LEAD HIS DELEGATION AT THE CONFERENCE.

    MR. ARGWINGS KODHEK, KENYA'S FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER, MR. OKOI ARIKPO, THE NIGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, AND MR. P.D. ANIN, GHANA'S COMMISSIONER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, ALSO ARRIVED IN ALGIERS LAST MONDAY TO REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRIES AT THE CONFERENCE.

    MR. MOKTAR THIAM, FROM MALI, THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY AT THE UNITED NATIONS, WAS AMONG THE DELEGATES TO ARRIVE IN ALGIERS, AS WAS MR. OUSMANE BA, MALI'S FOREIGN MINISTER.

    TOHAD IS REPRESENTED BY MR. JACQUES BAROUM, THE COUNTRY'S FOREIGN MINISTER.

    MR. NICOLAS MONDJO, THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE ALSO ARRIVED TO REPRESENT HIS COUNTRY AT THE CONFERENCE.

    MR. BENJAMIN RAZAFINTSEHENO, THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS FROM THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC, ARRIVED TO LEAD HIS COUNTRY'S DELEGATION AT THE SUMMIT MEETING OF THE 39-NATION ORGANISATION.

    AMONG THE TOPICS EXPECTED TO BE UNDER DISCUSSION AT THE SUMMIT WILL BE THE RELEASE OF FORMER CONGO PREMIER MOISE TSHOMBE, WHO HAS BEEN HELD IN ALGIERS FOR THE PAST 14 MONTHS. OTHER TOPICS FOR DEBATE WILL INCLUDE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CO-OPERATION IN AFRICA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEK7RNROSC8L0OI5O41H31YX4W
    Media URN:
    VLVAEK7RNROSC8L0OI5O41H31YX4W
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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