Premier Chou En-lai met Mali's Minister of Defence, Captain Kissima Doukara, in Peking on July 28.
SCU Chou En-lai shaking hands with Malians
MV PAN Chou & Captain Doukara into room & seated (2 shots)
CU Malian Minister
SCUs Others seated
GV Conference room
MV Chou & Doukara walk along hall
SCU Both shaking hands
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Background: Premier Chou En-lai met Mali's Minister of Defence, Captain Kissima Doukara, in Peking on July 28. They has a friendly and cordial discussion. Also present were the vice-Minister of National Defence, Hsiao Ching-Kuang and the deputy Commander of Mali's Air Force, Captain Aliou Traore.
Later, the Malian Defence Minister held a farewell banquet at which he spoke about the need for vigilance by the Africans against imperialist, colonialist and neo-colonialist forces, which, he said, had not yet laid down their arms.