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    The leaders of four West African countries held a summit meeting in Togo on Saturday (6 September) on pressing African problems.

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    The leaders of four West African countries held a summit meeting in Togo on Saturday (6 September) on pressing African problems.

    The Presidents of Togo, Gnassingbe Eyadema; Upper Volta, Aboubakar Sangoule Lamizana; Niger, Seyni Kountche; and the Vice-President of the Military Committee for National Liberation, Baba Diarra, representing the President of Mali, met for talks in the capital, Lome.

    One of the main points under discussion was the border dispute between Upper Volta and Mali.

    The four nations issued a statement at the end of their talks reaffirming their support for the establishment of a new agreement among them based on fairness, justice and equality.

    The also expressed their support for the continuation of the United Nations. They pledged solidarity with people living under foreign rule, particularly those in South West Africa.

    The four leaders also called on the three Angolan fronts to work together for unity and not against each other.

    The statement said there had been lengthy discussions on pressing world and African problems. They had also agreed to lend their support and cooperation to the recommendations passed by the Organisation of African Unity.

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    Film ID:
    VLVATXH93MQZ0U1TP7TE3QVFQJ0S
    Media URN:
    VLVATXH93MQZ0U1TP7TE3QVFQJ0S
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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