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China Africa - Liberian President signs oil exploration deal, Sudanese president arrives
11/01/2006
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NAME: CHN AFRICA 20061101Ixx TAPE: EF06/1030 IN_TIME: 10:03:13:16 DURATION: 00:02:19:14 SOURCES: AP TELEVISION DATELINE: Beijing, 1 Nov 2006 RESTRICTIONS: SHOTLIST 1. Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Chinese President Hu Jintao standing on podium 2. Wide of ceremony 3. Wide shot Chinese guards of honour 4. Wide of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Hu walking walking past guards 6. Wide shot of delegations seated in room 7. Close-up of Hu speaking 8. Close-up of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaking 9. Wide of meeting room 10. Close-up of Liberian and Chinese national flags 11. Chinese official signing document 12. Liberian official signing 13. Wide of signing 14. Officials shaking hands and exchanging document 15. Hu and Eleen Johnson-Sirleaf raising toast zoom out to wide of same 16. Wide shot of of Hu and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf raising toast 17. SOUNDBITE (English): Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberian President: "That's right. It was a memorandum of understanding to work in cooperation to find a means whereby China might joint others in looking at Liberia's oil potential. " 18. Johnson-Sirleaf and officials walking away 19. Wide shot of Beijing international airport with plane of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir arriving 20. Mid shot of plane 21. al Bashir coming out of plane and descending stairs 22. Chinese Education Minister Zhou Yi walking with al Bashir past guards of honour 23. Zhou and al Bashir getting into car 24. Cars leaving STORYLINE The Liberian and Sudanese Presidents arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to participate in a summit of African leaders in China. Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was greeted by Chinese President Hu Jintao, and later held talks. "It was a memorandum of understanding to work in cooperation to find a means whereby China might joint others in looking at Liberia's oil potential," Johnson-Sirleaf said afterwards. Sudanese President Omar al Bashir also arrived for the gathering and was met by Chinese Education Minister Zhou Yi. The November 3-5 China-Africa Summit will bring together the leaders of 48 African nations. Over the past decade, trade between China and Africa has grown tenfold to US 40 (b) billion dollars in 2005.
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