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    A group of the Belgian Congo's top political leaders arrived in Brussels, December 3, for preparatory talks on the future of their country, recently the scene of a succession of serious riots.

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    GV. Belgian Congo Ministry in Brussels.
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    SV Leaders of three Belgian Congo parties arrive at Ministry.
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    SCU PAN..Leaders enter Ministry building.
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    CU Entrance to Ministry.
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    SV Mr. Schryver welcomes ministers.
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    CU PAN.. Party leaders PAN to Mr. Schryver.
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    Background: A group of the Belgian Congo's top political leaders arrived in Brussels, December 3, for preparatory talks on the future of their country, recently the scene of a succession of serious riots.

    Among the Congo delegates were M. Kasavubu (Abako) and N. Kalonji (M.N.C.) who recently made a joint declaration that the aim of their united front was immediate and unconditional independence. The delegates were greeted in Brussels by M. Scheyven, a member of the Belgian Government.

    They represent the Congo's three chief political movements - Abako (Association des Bakongo), P.S.A. (parti solidaire africain) and M.N.C. (movement national congolais.

    A round table conference on the Congo's future will be held in January and the present talks - proposed by the Minister of the Congo and Ruanda Urundi, M. De Schryver, - are being held in preparation for next year's meeting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEVGYGK1N0NBRC58PBLFH93355
    Media URN:
    VLVAEVGYGK1N0NBRC58PBLFH93355
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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