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Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (Palmer) to Under Secretary of State (Richardson), Washington, July 7, 1969

US Government State Department


Washington, July 71969

In this briefing memorandum on the situation in Nigeria, Palmer discussed U.S. policy and possible initiatives following Federal Military Government (FMG) withdrawal of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from a relief role in Federal areas and the restrictions placed on relief shipments into Biafra. He was pessimistic about a favorable solution. Tabs A-H are not published.

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Files, Job 89-0028R/4/41. Confidential.

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Biafran War Database.
Editor: Azuka Nzegwu.

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