The Polish Foreign Minister, Mr. Stefan Olszowski, bitterly attacked what he described as the "acts?
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"Developments in Chile shocked the world and the Polish public opinion. The overthrow by force of a legal government of the country, assassination of the constitutional president, Dr. Salvador Allende, who only last year was guest of this Assembly, acts of violence against and harassment of diplomatic missions and citizens of various states and foreign ships, depriving the Chilean people of its national resources and their surrender to international monopolies, mass terror in the country -- all this cannot but hale far-reaching international implications, endangering the atmosphere of peace and detente in the world. The people of Poland condemn with indignation the acts of violence and terror raging in Chile."
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Background: The Polish Foreign Minister, Mr. Stefan Olszowski, bitterly attacked what he described as the "acts of terror and violence" in Chile, the United Nations on Thursday (27 September). Mr. olszowski was speaking for Poland at the 28th General Assembly.
He devoted most of his speech to ways of fostering the growing detente between East and West. But events in Chile, he said, were a blow to establishing any kind of cavilled values in the world. The government of Marxist President Salvador Allende has recently been overthrown.
The text of extracts form Mr. Olszowski's speech included in this film is given below: