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    INTRODUCTION: The African members of the United Nations security council have formally proposed a mandatory embargo on arms sales to South Africa.

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    INTRODUCTION: The African members of the United Nations security council have formally proposed a mandatory embargo on arms sales to South Africa. They have also recommended that all governments block further investment and loans to South Africa, as suggested by the government of Sweden. The proposals were submitted on Wednesday (30 March) when the council met behind closed doors to consider rival texts of a draft declaration against apartheid, sponsored by a group of western countries led by the United States.

    SYNOPSIS: MUTE: Tanzanian representative Salim Ahmed Salim put the African countries' position.

    (MUTE) West German representative, Ambassador Rudiger von Wechmar, also put a proposition before the council.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O2J5POAJNEQF4TVF5NNV8ON7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O2J5POAJNEQF4TVF5NNV8ON7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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