• Short Summary

    NINE AFRICAN NATIONS ARE REPRESENTED AT THE MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY AD HOC COMMISSION ON THE CONGO IN NAIROBI.

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    NINE AFRICAN NATIONS ARE REPRESENTED AT THE MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY AD HOC COMMISSION ON THE CONGO IN NAIROBI. THE MEETING OPENED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA OF KENYA. THE MEETING WAS ATTENDED BY THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR TO NAIROBI.

    THE NINE COUNTRIES TAKING PART ARE SOMALIA, TUNISIA, GUINEA, UPPER VOLTA, CAMEROUNS, GHANA, NIGERIA, ETHIOPIA, AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. THOUGH THE COMMISSION MEETS UNDER PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S CHAIRMANSHIP, KENYA IS NOT A COMMISSION MEMBER.

    OPENING THE SESSION - THE THIRD HELD IN NAIROBI - PRESIDENT KENYATTA SAID ITS MAIN OBJECT WAS TO APPOINT A SUB-COMMITTEE TO VISIT THE CONGO (LEOPOLDVILLE), THE CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) AND THE KINGDOM OF BURUNDI. HE SAID THIS SUB-COMMITTEE WOULD BE ONLY A SMALL ONE SO THAT IT COULD CARRY OUT ITS DUTIES QUICKLY. IT WOULD REPORT TO A FURTHER MEETING OF THE COMMISSION IN NAIROBI NEXT MONTH.

    LOOKING BACK OVER EVENTS IN THE CONGO, PRESIDENT KENYATTA SAID THAT THE SITUATION THERE HAD NOT IMPROVED MATERIALLY AND FIGHTING HAD CONTINUED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKWGB5BYU9U91UGMV8AX9CQ5D
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKWGB5BYU9U91UGMV8AX9CQ5D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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