• Short Summary

    THE IVORY COAST AMBASSADOR DESIGNATE TO GHANA, M. MOUSSA SANNON, DIED THIRTY HOURS AFTER ARRIVING?

  • Description

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    LV AIRPORT BUILDING WITH FLAG AT HALF MAST (2 SHOTS)
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    LV AIRCRAFT TAXIING (2 SHOTS)
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    SV MR. JOE FIO MEYER SHAKES HANDS WITH MRS. SANNON
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    SV COFFIN BEING UNLOADED (2 SHOTS)
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    CU MOURNER
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    SV COFFIN CARRIED BY GENDARMERIE OFFICERS
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    SV MRS. SANNON FOLLOWING
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    LV & CU GUARD OF HONOUR
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    CU COFFIN CARRIED
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    CU OFFICER SALUTING
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    CU FLORAL TRIBUTES
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    TV PRESIDENT H.B. ENTERS & APPROACHES COFFIN
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    SV PRESIDENT H.B. PAUSES & SHAKE HANDS WITH MOURNERS (FAMILY)
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    LV FLORAL TRIBUTES & COFFIN (2 SHOTS)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE IVORY COAST AMBASSADOR DESIGNATE TO GHANA, M. MOUSSA SANNON, DIED THIRTY HOURS AFTER ARRIVING IN ACCRA TO ASSUME HIS DUTIES.

    M. SANNON DIED LAST SATURDAY (JULY 27TH) AND HIS COFFIN WAS FLOWN BACK TO ABIDJAN THE FOLLOWING DAY.

    JUST BEFORE HE DIED, M. SANNON TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE HOPED MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE TWO NATIONS WOULD BE STRENGTHENED.

    A SEVEN-MAN IVORY COAST DELEGATION FLEW INTO ACCRA SOON AFTER THE DEATH. HEADED BY MR. LOUIS GUITRANDOU, DIRECTOR OFT HE IVORY COAST MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, IT WAS MET BY MR. R.K. FOSU, GHANA'S DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY.

    IT WAS UNDERSTOOD THAT M. SANNON, 51, WAS SUFFERING FROM A THROAT INFECTION ON ARRIVAL IN GHANA.

    ON ARRIVAL IN ABIDJAN, M. SANNON'S COFFIN WAS MET BY PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY, WHO OFFERED HIS CONDOLENCES TO THE OTHER MOURNERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAETB6KQ6I8QM3HS0L0MSK2YIP2
    Media URN:
    VLVAETB6KQ6I8QM3HS0L0MSK2YIP2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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