Africa Notes: A Conversation With Sékou Touré - August 1982
August 15, 1982
During his June 26-July 2 unofficial visit to the United States, President Ahmed Sékou Touré of Guinea attended a luncheon in his honor at Vice President Bush's home, and met with President Reagan, senior State Department officials, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and senior officials of AID, the World Bank, and the IMF. On July 1, President Touré visited CSIS to participate in a lively morning roundtable with a group of specialIsts in African affairs representing a spectrum of Institutional bases and points of view. We believe that the following excerpts from President Toure's responses to our questions will be of special Interest to analysts following current developments and trends in Africa.