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    Mauritania President Moktar Ould Daddah addressed the United Nations General Assembly on friday in his capacity as Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity.

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    Mauritania President Moktar Ould Daddah addressed the United Nations General Assembly on friday in his capacity as Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity. In this film he is seen making his introductory remarks before presenting the OAU's third "African dossier" to the United Nations.

    On Monday (27 September) President Ould Daddah, who is accompanied by Mauritania Foreign Minister Hamdi Ould Mouknass, will attend the Security Council debate on South-West Africa.

    He will then lead an OAU delegation to a White House meeting with President Nixon before touring several European capitals to canvass support for an arms embargo on South Africa.

    SYNOPSIS: Mauritanian President Moktar Ould Daddah went to the United Nations on Friday to address the General Assembly in his capacity as chairman of the Organisation of African Unity.

    President Ould Daddah told his hearers that he had come to present the O.A.U's third "African dossier" t the United Nations. He said his motives in presenting the O.a.u report were not simply to appeal to curiosity. The problems acing Africa and the world were so complex and persistent that continual thought was needed to grasp the constantly evolving details.

    One of the "African problems facing President Ould Daddah in the immediate future is the status of South Africa. He is due to attend Monday's Security Council debate as chairman of the O.A.U. Later he is to lead an O.A.U. delegation to a White House meeting with President Nixon, before touring several European capitals to try to win support for an arms embargo on South Africa.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6GOZ63BH7ALAGI491CM02PP8T
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GOZ63BH7ALAGI491CM02PP8T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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