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Telegram 233 From the Embassy in Nigeria to the Department of State, January 10, 1970, 2245Z

US Government State Department


January 10, 1970, 2245Z

The embassy reported that the Federal Military Government (FMG) had made no victory claims, and no information was available that would suggest Biafran defenses had disintegrated. Hard evidence indicated that Biafrans who had recently come under FMG control were being well cared for.

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1967-69, POL 27 Biafra-Nigeria. Confidential; Immediate. Repeated priority to London. Also repeated to Paris, Geneva, USUN, Libreville, Addis Ababa, CINCSTRIKE, DIA.

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