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Telegram From the Central Intelligence Agency to White House Situation Room, Washington, January 30, 1970, 1659Z

US Government State Department


Washington, January 30, 1970, 1659Z

A source reported Gowon's anger towards the U.S. Embassy and its efforts to press relief estimates on the Federal Military Government (FMG). The source reported that conditions were quite good in ex-rebel area and U.S. insistence that there were problems was causing deep resentment toward the U.S.

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 742, Country Files, Africa, Nigeria, Vol. I. Secret; Noforn Dissem; Controlled Dissem; No Dissem Abroad.

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