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Memorandum of Conversation, Washington, August 17, 1970

US Government State Department


Washington, August 17, 1970

Upon his return from Lagos, Ambassador Iyalla met with Department of State officials for a wide-ranging discussion during which he said that U.S.-Nigerian relations were becoming cordial, the AID reconstruction loan was enthusiastically received, and the U.S. Embassy in Lagos was handling well its relationships with the Federal Military Government (FMG). He continued to object to activities in the United States by the Biafran International Foundation and the Nigeria War Victims Relief Foundation.

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1970-73, POL 17 Nigeria-US. Confidential.

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