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Telegram 10757 From the Embassy in Nigeria to the Department of State, December 17, 1969, 1108Z

US Government State Department


December 17, 1969, 1108Z

Ambassador Trueheart reported on Nigerian Federal Commissioner for External Affairs Arikpo's reaction to receiving Under Secretary of State Elliot Richardson's message. Arikpo appreciated the points made, but believed it was time to end the “propaganda exercises.”

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1967-69, POL 27-14 Biafra-Nigeria. Secret; Exdis; Immediate.

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