• Short Summary

    The Ambassadors of South Korea and Thailand presented their credentials to President Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast at ceremonies in the Presidential Palace in Abidjan on Tuesday (August 25).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Abidjan Presidential Palace
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    2.
    SV Mr. Chul Nam enters room in palace and is greeted by President
    0.10

    3.
    MV Sough Korean Embassy staff
    0.14

    4.
    SV Nam reading speech PAN TO SV President looking on
    0.19

    5.
    BV ditto
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    6.
    MV member of Embassy staff
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    7.
    MV Nam hands over credentials
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    8.
    SV South Korean Embassy staff
    0.32

    9.
    SV President speaking PAN TO Ambassadors and staff listening, ZOOM IN TO SCU Nam (2 months)
    0.51

    10.
    MV Suwit enters chamber and greeted by President
    0.58

    11.
    SV wall design of butterflies
    1.01

    12.
    SV Suwit presents credentials
    1.10

    13.
    SV Embassy staff
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    14.
    MV Suwit and President drink toast.
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    Initials JMR/DW/BJ MR/DW/BJ



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Ambassadors of South Korea and Thailand presented their credentials to President Houphouet-Boigny of the Ivory Coast at ceremonies in the Presidential Palace in Abidjan on Tuesday (August 25).

    The South Korean Enovy, Chul Nam, expressed his country's admiration for the way in which the Ivory Coast had achieved political stability and was moving towards economic independence under the guidance of M. Houphouet-Boigny.

    Replying, the President said there were many links between the two countries despite the distance between them.

    The new Ambassador of Thailand, Suwit Bowornwathana, who presented his credentials without making a speech, is a long-serving diplomat. He entered his country's Diplomatic Service in 1937 and has served in may countries. His present responsibilities extend to Liberia and Nigeria. He is based in Lagos.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4IVE9OPOSHMAU6YGP90LE2KL2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4IVE9OPOSHMAU6YGP90LE2KL2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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