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    ON THE THIRD AND FINAL STAGE OF HIS EAST AFRICAN TOUR, MR. DUNCAN SANDYS, THE?

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    ON THE THIRD AND FINAL STAGE OF HIS EAST AFRICAN TOUR, MR. DUNCAN SANDYS, THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AND COLONIAL SECRETARY, FLEW INTO DAR-ES-SALAAM YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FROM NAIROBI.

    HE WAS MET AT THE AIRPORT BY MR. KAMBONA, THE TANGANYIKAN MINISTER OF DEFENCE, AND MR. MILES, THE ACTING BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER.

    MR. SANDYS VISITS TO KENYA, UGANDA, AND TANGANYIKA ARE OFFICIALLY STATED TO BE TO DISCUSS "MATTERS OF MUTUAL CONCERN" BUT IT IS UNDERSTOOD DEFENCE MATTERS AND PARTICULARLY THE PRESENCE OF BRITISH TROOPS IN UGANDA AREA AN IMPORTANT ISSUE IN THE TALKS.

    MR. SANDYS BEGAN FORMAL TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NYERERE TODAY. HE MAY VISIT ZANZIBAR TOMORROW.

    (IN A JOINT STATEMENT ISSUED BY MR. SANDYS, AND MR. KENYATTA, PRIME MINISTER OF KENYA, YESTERDAY, IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT KENYA HAD AGREED TO GRANT BRITAIN TRAINING FACILITIES IN KENYA FOR THE ARMY, OVERFLYING AND STAGING RIGHTS FOR THE BRITISH AIR FORCE, AND PORT MAINTENANCE FACILITIES AT MOMBASSA FOR THE NAVY. IN EXCHANGE FOR THESE CONCESSIONS BRITAIN IS TO CONSIDER A REQUEST FOR HELP TO FORM A SMALL KENYA AIR FORCE AND NAVY, AND HELP TO EXPAND THE EXISTING KENYA ARMY.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVANPSFI72O6V3VB6A84KIZEXN5
    Media URN:
    VLVANPSFI72O6V3VB6A84KIZEXN5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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