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    Ivory Coast Foreign Minister Arsene Assouan Usher opened a meeting of experts on Ghana-Ivory Coast co-operation in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Wednesday.

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    LV EXT Agricultural Marketing Board building
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    MV Ivory Coast delegates
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    MV Mr. Arsene Assouan Usher arriving
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    MV Ghanaian representatives
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    MV Mr. Usher speaks
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    MV Ghanaian representatives
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    MCU Ghanaian Ambassador PAN TO Leader of Ghanaian contingent, Mr. Frank Boateng.
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    MCU Mr. Usher speaking.
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    MCU Ghanaian representatives
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    CU Mr. Usher speaks
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    MV Ghanaian representatives applauding.
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    Background: Ivory Coast Foreign Minister Arsene Assouan Usher opened a meeting of experts on Ghana-Ivory Coast co-operation in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Wednesday.

    The meeting, the second of its kind, is to draft a series of agreements on commerce, payment procedures, shipping lines, judicial co-operation, and other topics.

    During their discussions, the two sides are attempting to give concrete expression to the Ghana-Ivory Coast Friendship Treaty, which was signed in Abidjan in May last year by Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Busia and President Felix Houphouet-Boigny.

    In his speech at the opening of the joint session, Foreign Minister Usher made special mention of the fact that the Joint Commission for Ivoro-Ghanaian Co-operation is beating the linguistic barrier between French and English-speaking Africans. Ghana is English-speaking, the Ivory Coast French-speaking.

    SYNOPSIS: At the Agricultural Board Building in Abidjan on Wednesday, visiting experts from Ghana had a joint meeting with their Ivory Coast counterparts on the developing co-operation between the two countries. Ivory Coast Foreign Minister Arsene Assouan Usher opened the meeting, the purpose of which is to draft a series of agreements on commerce, payment procedures, shipping lines, judicial co-operation and other topics. In their discussions, the two sides are attempting to give expression to the Ghana-Ivory Coast Friendship Treaty, which was signed in Abidjan in May last year by Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Busia and President Felix Houphouet-Boigny.

    The experts' session will be followed on May twenty-second by a ministerial council in Accra, where the final documents on bilateral economic co-operation will be signed. In this speech at the opening of the joint session, Foreign Minister Usher made special mention of the fact that the Joint Commission for Ivoro-Ghanaian Co-operation is beating the linguistic barrier between French and English-speaking Africans.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1RH77J0ED7N9Q73T3BDIMB2XI
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RH77J0ED7N9Q73T3BDIMB2XI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
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