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Memorandum of Conversation, The Georgetown Club, Washington, November 8, 1971

US Government State Department


The Georgetown Club, Washington, November 8, 1971

In a meeting with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Iyalla expressed concerns that the U. S. Embassy in Nigeria was being downgraded from Class I to Class II and a Black ambassador was being assigned, indicating his country was being placed on the back burner. They also discussed possible visits by Vice President Agnew and Gowon.

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1970-73, POL Nigeria-US, Limited Official Use.

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