• Short Summary

    At the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit in the Sudan, African leaders have discussed the increasing role being played in the continent by Soviet and Cuban military forces.

  • Description

    At the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit in the Sudan, African leaders have discussed the increasing role being played in the continent by Soviet and Cuban military forces. the President of Somalia, Said Mohammed Barre attacked the Cubans who he described as the "surrogate of the Soviet Union in the Horn of Africa" and said that heavy concentrations of Cuban and Ethiopian troops close to his borders were preparing to invade. But the Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Feleke Giorgis and Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo both endorsed the Soviet and Cuban presence.

    SYNOPSIS: The issue of foreign intervention dominated the summit at Khartoum's Friendship Hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6SY1KYNSRZHP9C1K5S6ER8XQ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6SY1KYNSRZHP9C1K5S6ER8XQ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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