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    The Congo gets official representation at the United Nations...on Nov.22 the General Assembly ended the?

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    GV Int.General Assembly.
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    MV Mr. Boland (U.S.A.) with U.N. Official Boland: S.O.F. starts "We are voting...." ends "...wish to abstain, say 'abstention'" Official S.O.F.starts "Bulgaria - no..." Continues over shots of C.U Ghanaian delegate, MV of Boland, President and Hammarskjoeld S.O.F.ends "...is accordingly adopted."
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    GV Assembly.
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    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ. 2) (MR. BOLAND. USA): "We are voting on the draft resolution recommended by the Credentials Committee. Those in favour say 'yes' - those who abstain say 'abstention'."



    (OFFICIAL) "'Bulgaria - no.... Burma - abstain... Byelorussia...No Cambodia - abstain.... France - yes ......Gabon, yes Ghana, no......Greece,yes......Ukraine, no.......South Africa, yes.....Soviet Union, no......United Arab Republic, no...... United Kingdom, yes United States of America, yes". (after pause continues) "The result of the voting is 53 in favour, 24 against and 19 abstentions. The draft resolution proposed by the Credentials Committed is accordingly adopted."




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    Background: The Congo gets official representation at the United Nations...on Nov.22 the General Assembly ended the uncertainty about which delegates should represent the Congo and voted to seat President Kasavubu's delegation.

    After the debate, a formal announcement of the resolution, and then the voting (SOF) which brought the Congo its first official representatives in the United Nations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JUWKS7LGZHQR73I46EB6DPCC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JUWKS7LGZHQR73I46EB6DPCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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