Mr. Artistide Pereira, Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau?
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Background: Mr. Artistide Pereira, Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau and the Cape Verde Islands (PAIGC), told newsmen in Nouakohott, capital of Mauritania, on Thursday (February 14th) that 93 states would support the entry of his country to the United Nations at the next UN session. Last year these ninety three nations agreed to recognize Guinea Bissau as a sovereign state and condemned Port-ugal for its illegal occupation of what had formerly been known as Portuguese Guinea.
The Portuguese government still claims that it controls the country. Mr. Pereira said ho was not considering any compromise with the Portuguese government.
Mr. Pereira had a meeting with Mauritanian head of state, president Ould Daddah, and afterwards said relations with Mauritanian were 'excellent'.
As. Mr. Pereira was about to leave Nouakchott airport the following day, he nexpectedly met United Nations Secretary General, Kurt Waldheim, who was arriving for a short visit.