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    BRITAIN'S MINISTER FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN AFFAIRS, MR R.A.BUTLER IS IN SALISBURY FOR TALKS ON THE?

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    BRITAIN'S MINISTER FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN AFFAIRS, MR R.A.BUTLER IS IN SALISBURY FOR TALKS ON THE FATE OF THE RHODESIAN FEDERATION.HE FLEW IN FROM LONDON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    ONE OF MR BUTLER'S TASKS WILL BE TO TRY TO EASE THE STRAINED RELATIONS BETWEEN BRITAIN AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.IT COMES OVER THE DECISION TO PERMIT NYASALAND TO BREAK FROM THE FEDERATION.

    HE WILL BE CONFERRING FIRST WITH SIR ROY WELENSKY, THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER, IN SALISBURY TOMORROW AND TUESDAY.AND IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS HE WILL BE SEEING OTHER FEDERAL AND SOUTHERN RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT LEADERS AS WELL AS THE NORTHERN RHODESIAN LEADERS IN LUSAKA, AND THE NYASALAND LEADERS IN BLANTYRE.

    POLITICAL OBSERVERS IN LONDON BELIEVE THE DISSOLUTION OF THE NINE-YEAR OLD FEDERATION AS PRESENTLY CONSTRUCTED IS INEVITABLE.IN THEIR VIEW MR BUTLER'S MAIN OBJECTIVE WOULD BE TO ASSESS THE PROSPECT OF CONTINUED ASSOCIATION THROUGH ECONOMIC LINKS.LEADERS OF BOTH NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN RHODESIA ARE EXPECTED TO PRESS MR BUTLER FOR THE RIGHT TO SECEDE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2F2OK6E1HG56EJOHVSPNS00QY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F2OK6E1HG56EJOHVSPNS00QY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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