• Short Summary

    The Central African Republic's President, Mr David Dacko, has paying a three-day official visit to France.

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    GV Elysee Palace
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    CU CAR Flag on car bonnet
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    SV President Giscard D'Estaing of France shakes hands with President Dacko of the Central African Republic. Mr Dacko walks to car
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    Background: The Central African Republic's President, Mr David Dacko, has paying a three-day official visit to France. On Tuesday (25 March) President Dacko lunched at the Elysee Palace and met President Giscard D'Estaing for private talks. During his visit to Paris, President Dacko also has conferred with French Foreign Minister Jean Francois- Poncet and is due to meet Prime Minister Raymond Barre on Thursday (27 March).

    SYNOPSIS: At the Elysee Palace President Giscard pledged large-scale development aid to President Dacko's government, and promised significant French assistance, particularly for urgent development priorities.

    Since President Dacko took power six months ago after a French backed coup toppled self proclaimed Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa. France has advanced funds to the Republic to help it stabilise its earnings from raw material exports. France also has sent advisers to the capital, Bangui, to restore the civil service to the economy.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7M4O1Q36C0X8YQRWDSEZMUUB0
    Media URN:
    VLVA7M4O1Q36C0X8YQRWDSEZMUUB0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1980
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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