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    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR RETURNED TO SENEGAL ON SATURDAY (31 JANUARY) AFTER ATTENDING THE SIXTH SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY-MAURITIUS ORGANISATION (O.

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    AIRCRAFT TAXIING: PRESIDENT SENGHOR OUT & GREETED BY WIFE & SON: PRESIDENT & OFFICIALS & HONOUR GUARD: F.M. DUVAL GREETED, INTO CAR & AWAY: PRESIDENT AND MRS. SENGHOR INTO CAR & AWAY.




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    Background: PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR RETURNED TO SENEGAL ON SATURDAY (31 JANUARY) AFTER ATTENDING THE SIXTH SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY-MAURITIUS ORGANISATION (O.C.A.M.M.) AT YAOUNDE, CAMEROUN. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOREIGN MINISTER OFF MAURITIUS, GAETAN DUVAL, WHO WAS BEGINNING A TWO-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO SENEGAL.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY HIS WIFE AND YOUNG SON BEFORE INSPECTING THE GUARD OF HONOUR. HE HAD BEEN IN YAOUNDE FOR THE WEEK-LONG CONFERENCE WHICH ENDED ON FRIDAY (30 JAN.), AT WHICH HEADS OF STATE AND FOREIGN MINISTERS OF 15 COUNTRIES DISCUSSED MATTERS OF MUTUAL POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL INTEREST.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS ALSO MET BY MEMBERS OF HIS GOVERNMENT - HEADED BY MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORT MADY CISSOKO, WHO HAS BEEN ACTING PRESIDENT OF SENEGAL DURING MR. SENGHOR'S ABSENCE.

    THE MAURITIAN FOREIGN MINISTER WAS MET BY HIS SENEGALESE COUNTERPART, KARIM GAYE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC1HT7DYU2J611IY7N5RCR2X8T
    Media URN:
    VLVAC1HT7DYU2J611IY7N5RCR2X8T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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