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Transcript of Telephone Conversation, Washington, January 16, 1970, 2:40 p.m.

US Government State Department


Washington, January 16, 1970, 2:40 p.m.

Rogers stated that Major General Gowon, Chairman of the Supreme Military Council of Nigeria, was the key to Africa, but that he resented intrusion. As a practical matter, the United States could not do anything that Gowon did not approve.

Source: Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Kissinger Papers, Box 361, Telephone Conversations, Chronological File. No classification marking.

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