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    THE DEAN OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN LAGOS, UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AMBASSADOR, MR. OSMAN NOURI,?

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    STATE HOUSE, AS THE U.A.R. AMBASSADOR ARRIVES AND IS GREETED BY GENERAL IRONSI, WHO PRESENTED HIM WITH A BRASS TRAY AS A PARTING GIFT. THEY THEN SIT DOWN FOR A FINAL TALK TOGETHER. ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY IS LAGOS ADMINISTRATOR, MAJOR M.O. JOHNSON.




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    Background: THE DEAN OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN LAGOS, UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AMBASSADOR, MR. OSMAN NOURI, RETURNING HOME FOR REASSIGNMENT AFTER NEARLY SIX YEARS, PAID A FAREWELL CALL ON MAJOR-GENERAL AGUIYI-IRONSI, HEAD OF THE NIGERIAN MILITARY GOVERNMENT.

    GENERAL IRONSI SAID IN A SPEECH THAT AFRICAN COUNTRIES SHOULD PAY MORE ATTENTION TO THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY AND CONCENTRATE ON ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AMONG THEMSELVES.

    "WITH ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION ALL OTHER UNITY WILL BE ACHIEVED", THE GENERAL SAID.

    MR. NOURI, WHOSE NEXT POSTING IS TO BE JORDAN, SAID THAT SINCE HE HAD BEEN DOYEN THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN NIGERIA HAD GROWN FROM 42 TO 59. HE SAID THAT THIS INCREASE SHOWED THE IMPORTANCE OF NIGERIA IN AFRICAN AND WORLD AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9XRRRQ4UJXX38VK7F8M6JNXCW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XRRRQ4UJXX38VK7F8M6JNXCW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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