• Short Summary

    President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire crossed the Congo River to Brazzaville to pay a surprise visit on President Marien Ngouabi last Thursday (6 February).

  • Description

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    LI Helicopter landing.
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    2.
    SCUT President Ngouabi (in white) on tarmac.
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    3.
    GV Crowd.
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    4.
    SV Mobutu down aircraft steps, greeted by Ngouabi.
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    5.
    SV PAN Both men walk across tarmac.
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    6.
    SCU Troops salute.
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    7.
    SCU Mobutu and Ngouabi standing at attention during anthem.
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    8.
    SV Mobutu inspects Guard of Honour.
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    9.
    SCU Mobutu meets government officials.
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    10.
    SV Crowd.
    1.02

    11.
    SV Two leaders walking across tarmac waving to crowd.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire crossed the Congo River to Brazzaville to pay a surprise visit on President Marien Ngouabi last Thursday (6 February).

    He was greeted by President Ngouabi and after meeting government officials and ambassadors the two men began talks.

    President Mobutu said one of the topics of the talks would be the situation in Angola because decolonisation interests both leaders.

    The visit is seen as a move to strengthen ties between Zaire and the Congo. Relations between the two countries have been steadily improving during the last few months after being strained for several years.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF03YI441DOV94BYS9YSLUM90Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAF03YI441DOV94BYS9YSLUM90Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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