INTRODUCTION: The co-ordinating bureau of the non-aligned nations has ended its five day meeting in New Delhi, India.
INTRODUCTION: The co-ordinating bureau of the non-aligned nations has ended its five day meeting in New Delhi, India. In a communique issued after the final open session on Monday (11 April) the foreign ministers of the non-aligned nations represented in bureau called for increased aid to liberation movements in southern Africa.
SYNOPSIS: The bureau--which has been holding its meetings at Delhi's Vigyan Bhavan building--also decided to send a mission to express solidarity with states in the front line of the struggle against the white minority regimes in southern Africa. Mr. Moola of the African National Congress spoke about his feelings on increasing super-power military activity in the Indian Ocean.
Speaking in French, Mr. Jorge of Angola expressed his country's appreciation of Cuba.
Mr. Jorge said that his country promised the Cuban people firm total and fraternal solidarity in their just demands concerning the immediate cessation and unconditional lifting of the blockade imposed by American imperialism. He also said that compensation should be given to Cuba for the economic loss caused by military aggression and the shameful blockade. Mr. Jorge also referred to the return of part of Cuba's territory still occupied by the United States -- the Guantanamo airbase.