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Ivory Coast military coup

Title
Ivory Coast military coup
Genre
Press conference; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:00:50
Description
Excerpt from a press conference (in French) featuring French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing repsonding to questions regarding the military coup in the Ivory Coast which removed former French ally Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa, and on allegations of gifts made to him including diamonds from Bokassa, in the magazine Le Canard Enchaine. Poor quality audio.
Contributors
Valery Giscard d’Estaing
Keywords
International relations; France; Political corruption; Presidents; Africa; Political leaders; Dictatorship; Valery Giscard d’Estaing; Gifts; Jean-Bedel Bokassa; Bilateral relations; Ivory Coast; Diamonds

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