• Short Summary

    Niger's Head of State, president Kountche, has ended a three-day official visit to Ghana, aimed at unifying the two nations.

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    SV PAN President Kountche (dark suit) and Acheampong of Ghana (in hat) walk across tarmac on red carpet, towards plane.)
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    SV PAN Officials gather at aircraft
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    SV Kountche shakes hands with officials and embraces Acheampong
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    GV Both nations' flags flying LV Kountche walks up aircraft steps & enters plane
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    LV Kountche walks up aircraft steps & enters plane
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    SV Ghanaian officials wave goodbye
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    GV Aircraft taxing out
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    Initials BJB/1815 BJB/1830



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Niger's Head of State, president Kountche, has ended a three-day official visit to Ghana, aimed at unifying the two nations.

    The president and his entourage were the guests of Ghanaian leaders, most notably the Head of State and Chairman of the National Redemption Council, Colonel I.K Acheampong.

    The roles of Ghana and Niger in the southern African struggle was the key topic and diplomatic talks in Accra.

    President Kountche visited major industrial and agricultural projects in Ghana. Among these were the Akosombo Hydro project and the Dawhenya Irrigation Project. He also laid a wreath at the cenotaph of the unknown soldier.

    The Ghanaian leader has been asked to visit Niger.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA39CTRAR0ZEOXHHJZQ64EI7XIR
    Media URN:
    VLVA39CTRAR0ZEOXHHJZQ64EI7XIR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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