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March 9, 2020

Memorandum of Conversation

Memorandum of Conservation was documented on October 12, 1969, and includes a conversation amongst Roger Morris of the National Security Council staff and the Federal Commissioner for External Affairs Arikpo and Nigerian Ambassador Iyalla, discussing a range of topics: Biafran morale, U.S. relief policy, French status, Uli airfield, Chairman of the Supreme Military Council of Nigeria, Major General Gowonʼs, position and authority, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) daylight flights, and U.S. interest in the conflict.