• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITED HAMBURG, WEST GERMANY'S LARGEST SEA-PORT. ACCOMPANIED BY?

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    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITED HAMBURG, WEST GERMANY'S LARGEST SEA-PORT. ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, HE TOOK A 90-MINUTE BOAT TRIP AROUND THE BUSTLING HARBOUR ON THE FOURTH DAY OF HIS WEEK-LONG TOUR OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC. PRESIDENT MOBUTU ARRIVED FROM WEST BERLIN LAST NIGHT.

    DR. ERNST HEINSE, A HIGH-RANKING CITY GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL, POINTED OUT IMPORTANT SIGHTS TO THE PRESIDENT AND HIS 70-MAN ENTOURAGE. SHIP'S CREWS WATCHED AS THE LAUNCH, DECORATED WITH THE BLUE, RED AND YELLOW FLAGS OF CONGO-KINSHASA, PASSED BY.

    THE PRESIDENT AND HIS HOSTS ALSO HAD DINNER ON BOARD DURING THE TOUR.

    LATER, THE PRESIDENT MET A NUMBER OF WEST GERMAN BUSINESSMEN AND STRESSED CONGO-KINSHASA'S ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL STABILITY.

    IN BONN EARLIER THIS WEEK PRESIDENT MOBUTU DISCUSSED WITH THE GOVERNMENT AN AGREEMENT TO PROTECT WEST GERMAN INVESTMENTS IN THE CONGO. A GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN SAID THE AGREEMENT WOULD PROBABLY BE SIGNED AFTER OUTSTANDING MINOR POINTS HAD BEEN SETTLED.

    TONIGHT, PRESIDENT MOBUTU WAS FLYING TO STUTTGART TO BEGIN A THREE-DAY STAY IN SOUTHERN GERMANY DURING WHICH HE WILL ALSO VISIT MUNICH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEY1I735KFONH331XY3MVXKX4Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAEY1I735KFONH331XY3MVXKX4Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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