Congolese Leaders Sign Joint Agreement

(Original Caption) 2/28/1961-Elisabethville, Katanga, Congo- The leaders of three rival Congolese states are shown signing a joint agreement, which has been described as a move to "form a common bloc against the danger of a U.N. trusteeship, Communist tyranny and a Korean-style war." Pictured (L-R) are: Joseph Ileo, representing the U.N.-recognized Leopolkville regime of President Joseph Kasavubu; Albert Kalonji, leader of South Kasai; and Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga.
(Original Caption) 2/28/1961-Elisabethville, Katanga, Congo- The leaders of three rival Congolese states are shown signing a joint agreement, which has been described as a move to "form a common bloc against the danger of a U.N. trusteeship, Communist tyranny and a Korean-style war." Pictured (L-R) are: Joseph Ileo, representing the U.N.-recognized Leopolkville regime of President Joseph Kasavubu; Albert Kalonji, leader of South Kasai; and Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga.
Congolese Leaders Sign Joint Agreement
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28 February, 1961
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