The United Nations Council for Namibia (South West Africa) which recently asked all nations to back the armed fight in the country against South Africa has moved to Kinshasa, Zaire for more talks.
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SCU M. Lusaka addresses members
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Background: The United Nations Council for Namibia (South West Africa) which recently asked all nations to back the armed fight in the country against South Africa has moved to Kinshasa, Zaire for more talks.
Representatives of 18 countries make up the council which is touring Africa. In Kinshasa they discussed the problems of Namibian refugees and planned to meet ambassadors of all African states based there.
South Africa controls Namibia but the Zaire Republic will end the talks in their country by signing an agreement saying they will only recognise U.N. travel and identity documents for Namibians.
A recent Council declaration pledged support for the Namibian people for the freedom and independence of the country.
The council said in its recent declaration; "This action in face of the police state oppression of the South African Racist regime deserves the admiration and active and full support of all freedom loving peoples as well as those who value international peace and security."
M. Nguza, Zaire's secretary of state for foreign affairs opened the conference.
Zambia's M. Lusaka Paul, conference chairman, thanked M. Nguza for saying Zaire agreed with the liberation movement in Namibia.