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    South Africa, banned from the United Nations General Assembly debate on Namibia on Wednesday (24 May), strongly criticised the world body on Friday (26 May) for what it called making a mockery of a western-sponsored plan for free elections and independence in the territory.

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    South Africa, banned from the United Nations General Assembly debate on Namibia on Wednesday (24 May), strongly criticised the world body on Friday (26 May) for what it called making a mockery of a western-sponsored plan for free elections and independence in the territory.

    SYNOPSIS: The debate in the General Assembly continued on Friday. Most speakers took a similar theme, criticising the South African government's refusal to accept the legitimacy of SWAPO (South West African People's Organisation). This report has excerpts from speeches by the Tanzanian representative, Ma Foum and the Kenyan representative, Charles Maina.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5UO76K4LICTVGR4LKSKXP1HUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5UO76K4LICTVGR4LKSKXP1HUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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