• Short Summary

    Britain or Thursday (30 December) vetoed an African resolution urging the Security Council to reject proposals for a settlement with Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Britain or Thursday (30 December) vetoed an African resolution urging the Security Council to reject proposals for a settlement with Rhodesia.

    It was only the sixth time that Britain had used its rights of veto in the 26-year history of the United Nations.

    Voting on the resolution was nine in favour, one against (Britain) with five abstentions. Having obtained the bare minimum of nine votes necessary for adoptions, the resolutions sponsored by Somalia, Burundi and Syria -- was defeated only by the British veto.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6Y7CL2V26EED5YISH2D7CBM0G
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Y7CL2V26EED5YISH2D7CBM0G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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