• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA, IS IN BELGIUM AS THE SPECIAL GUESTS OF KING BAUDOUIN.?

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    BELGIAN PALACE; SOLDIERS; PRESIDENT MOBUTU; BELGIAN OFFICIALS.




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    Background: PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU OF CONGO-KINSHASA, IS IN BELGIUM AS THE SPECIAL GUESTS OF KING BAUDOUIN. THE PRESIDENT IS ON HOLIDAY IN EUROPE AND FLEW TO BRUSSELS FROM ROME YESTERDAY (JUNE 8).

    INFORMED SOURCES AT THE BELGIAN ROYAL PALACE SAID PRESIDENT MOBUTU WAS LIKELY TO MEET PREMIER PAUL VANDEN BOEYNANTS AND FOREIGN MINISTER PIERRE HARMEL, BEFORE HE RETURNS TO ROME TOMORROW (JUNE 10).

    IN KINSHASA, THE NEWSPAPER L'ETOILE, HAS COMMENTED THAT THE VISIT INDICATED IMPROVED RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, WHICH HAVE OFTEN DISAGREED SINCE BELGIUM GAVE INDEPENDENCE TO THE CONGO IN 1960.

    THE NEWSPAPER POINTED OUT THAT THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT A CONGOLESE HEAD OF STATE HAD GONE TO BELGIUM AS A GUEST OF BELGIAN LEADERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57MJO06Q1C0MMUH071NCU85OY
    Media URN:
    VLVA57MJO06Q1C0MMUH071NCU85OY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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