• Short Summary

    MR.ADOULA, PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK (THURSDAY) THAT HE WAS EXPELLING?

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    MR.ADOULA, PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGO REPUBLIC ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK (THURSDAY) THAT HE WAS EXPELLING THE ENTIRE STAFF OF THE SOVIET EMBASSY IN LEOPOLDVILLE ABOUT 100 PEOPLE.HE WAS TAKING THIS ACTION, HE SAID, BECAUSE OF SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES BY THE RUSSIANS BUT HE WAS NOT BREAKING OFF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS.

    MR.ADOULA TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE HAD "IRREFUTABLE" PROOF OF CLOSE LINKS BETWEEN THE RUSSIANS AND THE "CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT IN EXILE," BEING SET UP IN BRAZZAVILLE.HE SAID THIS HAD BEEN FURNISHED BY PAPERS SEIZED FROM TWO RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS TWO DAYS EARLIER (TUESDAY).

    THE TWO MEN, EMBASSY COUNSELLOR MR.BORIS VORONIN AND THE PRESS ATTACHE MR.YOURI MIAKOTNYKH WERE ARRESTED ON THEIR RETURN FROM BRAZZAVILLE AFTER BEING DRAGGED FROM THEIR CAR.

    TODAY (SATURDAY) MR.YOURI MIAKOTNYKH REACHED BRUSSELS ENROUTE TO MOSCOW.SOVIET EMBASSY OFFICIALS INT BRUSSELS SAID HE WOULD FLY ON TO MOSCOW WITH THE REST OF THE EXPELLED STAFF WHO WERE EXPECTED IN BRUSSELS TOMORROW (SUNDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEURRW65A2YRYB1XJD7FTH8JET
    Media URN:
    VLVAEURRW65A2YRYB1XJD7FTH8JET
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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