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    A FIVE-MAN SUDANESE MISSION IS AT PRESENT TANZANIA. ON FRIDAY (JUNE 27TH) THE LEADER OF?

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    CEMETERY; SUDANESE LEADER, DR. NUR WITH FRELIMO LEADER, MR DOS SANTOS (WITH BEARD) LAY WREATH; FRELIMO MEMBERS; MISSION LEAVES CEMETERY.




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    Background: A FIVE-MAN SUDANESE MISSION IS AT PRESENT TANZANIA. ON FRIDAY (JUNE 27TH) THE LEADER OF THE MISSION, DR. MOHAMED ABDALLAH NUR, LAID A WREATH ON THE GRAVE OF THE LATE PRESIDENT OF THE MOZAMBIQUE LIBERATION FRONT (FRELIMO), DR. EDUARDO CHIVAMBO MONDLANE.

    BEFORE LAYING THE WREATH, DR NUR SAID THAT AFRICA AS A WHOLE HAD LOST A FIGHTING SON IN THE PERSON OF DR. MONDLANE. HE HAD SACRIFICES HIS LIFE FOR HIS MOTHERLAND. DR. MONDLANE WAS KILLED BY A BOMB EXPLOSION AT THE HOME OF AN AMERICAN FRIEND IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON FEBRUARY 3RD THIS YEAR AND WAS BURIED IN STATE AT KINONDONI CEMETERY FOUR DAYS LATER.

    DR NUR, SUDANESE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTS, WAS ACCOMPANIED AT THE GRAVESIDE BY THE OTHER MEMBERS OF HIS DELEGATION, WHICH INCLUDES THE MINISTER OF SUPPLY, MR ABEL ALEIR, AND THE CHARGE D'AFFAIRES IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, MR MOHAMED OSMAN MOHAMMED EL AWAD. MANY FRELIMO MEMBERS WERE PRESENT DURING THE BRIEF CEREMONY, INCLUDING ONE OF THE THREE MEMBERS OF THE MOVEMENT'S LEADERSHIP, MR DOS SANTOS. A NUMBER OF FREEDOM FIGHTERS FROM ANGOLA WERE ALSO PRESENT.

    DR NUR AND HIS DELEGATION LATER HAD TALKS WITH MR MHANDO, TANZANIAN MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, BEFORE BEING RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT NYERERE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACASKNJ0POVOHHFSA0IS1YU84E
    Media URN:
    VLVACASKNJ0POVOHHFSA0IS1YU84E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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