• Short Summary

    TANZANIAN PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN ON SATURDAY (24 FEB.) FROM CONAKRY, GUINEA, ON THE SECOND STAGE OF A TOUR OF WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

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    TANZANIAN PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN ON SATURDAY (24 FEB.) FROM CONAKRY, GUINEA, ON THE SECOND STAGE OF A TOUR OF WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

    DR. NYERERE WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE IVORY COAST PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY AND MEMBERS OF HIS GOVERNMENT.

    THE TANZANIAN LEADERS VISIT WAS UNANIMOUSLY WELCOMED IN THE IVORY COAST PRESS. THEY DESCRIBED IT AS A VISIT WHICH WOULD HAVE A BENEFICIAL MEANING FOR BOTH COUNTRIES AND FOR AFRICA.

    GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN TANZANIA SAID THAT DR. NYERERE'S TWO-WEEK TOUR, THE MOST EXTENSIVE HE HAS MADE IN WEST AFRICA, WAS DESIGNED TO ESTABLISHED CLOSER CONTACTS ACROSS THE CONTINENT IN THE INTERESTS OF AFRICAN UNITY.

    IN AN ADDRESS OF WELCOME AT THE AIRPORT PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY SAID: "NOTHING IN OUR VIEW SYMBOLISES BETTER THE WILL OF THE COUNTRIES OF AFRICA TO UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER AND COOPERATE WITH A VIEW TO UNITY, NOTHING UNDERLINES BETTER THEIR WILL TO REDUCE INSTANCES AND PARTICULARITIES TO SCALE CORRESPONDING TO REALITY THAN THE VISIT YOU ARE MAKING TO US NOW."
    PRESIDENT NYERERE, WHO REPLIED IN SWAHILI, SAID HE BROUGHT BROTHERLY GREETINGS FROM TANZANIANS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE IVORY COAST AND PAID TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY'S WORK FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAVH5NP1KCC90LZY3NI912UDKU
    Media URN:
    VLVAVH5NP1KCC90LZY3NI912UDKU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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