• Short Summary

    In Washington, the Rhodesian Nationalist leader, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, has launched a major lobbying effort aimed at persuading the U.

  • Description

    In Washington, the Rhodesian Nationalist leader, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, has launched a major lobbying effort aimed at persuading the U.S. to lift sanctions against the breakaway British colony. At a press conference on Wednesday (19 July), Bishop Muzorewa said the lifting of sanctions would be a major step towards recognition of Rhodesia and restoring the strength of its economy. On Tuesday (18 July) in salisbury, the Rhodesian white leader, Ian Smith, expressed his disappointment at the lack of progress towards a ceasefire, saying that this was the responsibility of his black colleagues in the coalition government. In his first press conference in nearly five months, Mr. Smith said the internal settlement could not work unless it achieved a ceasefire.

    SYNOPSIS: Bishop Muzorewa said the lifting of sanctions would make a tremendous difference to his country.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3RSX2ZAAIE5LXRTYKRK2JHAGC
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RSX2ZAAIE5LXRTYKRK2JHAGC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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