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    The United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, had talks on some of the most?

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    GV Aircraft taxies
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    SV Welcoming party on tarmac
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    SV Waldheim out of aircraft and greeted by Admiral Wey (in hat) and others
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    SV Admiral Wey and Waldheim greet VIPs (3)
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    SV Pan Admiral Wey and Waldheim towards airport building
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    GV Exterior General Gowon's office
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    SV Waldheim out of car and greeted by army officer
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    SV Waldheim walks forward and greets General Gowon
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    SV Nigerian flag
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    SV Interior Waldheim and Gowon talking
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    SV Officials look on
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    SCU General Gowon
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    SV Waldheim
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    SV Officials look on smiling
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    SV Waldheim and Gowon look at map (2 shots)
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    Waldheim and Gowon seated with officials
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, had talks on some of the most vital issues affecting the future of Africa with the Nigerian leader General Yakubu Gowon at Dodan Barracks near Lagos, Nigeria on Friday (February 22).

    The Secretary General spent three days in Nigeria as part of a 13 nation tour of West Africa.

    Before leaving Nigeria on Saturday (February 23). Dr. Waldheim told newsmen he had had useful talks with General Gowon on a series of issues which included the international energy crisis, the Middle East, colonialism and apartheid.

    During the discussions, General Gowon called for an oil embargo against South Africa until it changed its system of apartheid. He also urged the tightening of sanctions against Mr. Smith's Rhodesian regime.

    While in Nigeria, Dr. Waldheim gave assurances that senior officials of the United Nations were now canvassing prospective donor countries for massive aid for the drought stricken area of West Africa.

    But he said there were serious transportation difficulties.

    Before leaving Lagos for Dahomey, Dr. Waldheim welcomed the news that Pakistan had recognised Bangladesh and said it would help to create a better situation for peace on the sub-continent.

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    Film ID:
    VLVASO48T7G7Z9Q7EWIYCN3G3GRJ
    Media URN:
    VLVASO48T7G7Z9Q7EWIYCN3G3GRJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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