• Short Summary

    Sudan and Nigeria have declared support for the Patriotic Front nationalists fighting a guerrilla war against the Rhodesian Government.

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    Sudan and Nigeria have declared support for the Patriotic Front nationalists fighting a guerrilla war against the Rhodesian Government. The declaration came in a joint communique signed in Khartoum last Wednesday (October 25) at the end of three day visit to Sudan by the Nigerian Head of State, Lieutenant-General Obasanjo. He and Sudanese President Jaafar Mohammed Nimeiri also attacked South Africa's intention to hold its own elections in South West Africa (Namibia) and reaffirmed their support for the SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organisation) nationalists fighting against Pretoria's control of the territory.

    SYNOPSIS: The People Palace in Khartoum was the venue for the signing of the communique in which Lieutenant-General Obasanjo and President Nimeiri also backed Anglo-American proposals for an all-party conference on Rhodesia's future-as the Nigerian leader explained...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2POJSE76SP867C4FI26HRSZ1H
    Media URN:
    VLVA2POJSE76SP867C4FI26HRSZ1H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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