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Memorandum of Conversation, Washington, February 2, 1971

US Government State Department


Washington, February 2, 1971

In a meeting with the Director of the Office of Nigerian Affairs, Ambassador Iyalla, on behalf of Major General Gowon and the Supreme Military Council, strenuously objected to the issuance of U.S. visas to former top leaders of the Biafran regime.

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1970-73, POL 27 Biafra-Nigeria. Confidential.

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