A leading black South African nationalist has thanked the Soviet Union for its support for national liberation movements in the third world.
GV Press conference
GV Nzo speaking
CU Nzo speaking as journalists listen
SV Nzo with members of Soviet Afro-Asia solidarity committee
CU Nzo speaking (5 shots)
GV Conference table
NZO: "The liberation in our country, the liberation movement has always enjoyed the support of the Soviet Union and through this support it has been possible for our organisation to maintain a steady onslaught against the criminal regime of oppression in South Africa. when the United Nations first adopted resolutions for the isolation of the regime of terror in South Africa. Others have implemented these decisions and resolutions. imperialist countries, mainly Britain, the United States of America, france, West Germany, Japan, have instead increased their involvement in apartheid South Africa."
A delegation from the SWAPO black nationalist movement which is fighting against South African occupation of Namibia (South West Africa) visited the Soviet Union two weeks ago.
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Background: A leading black South African nationalist has thanked the Soviet Union for its support for national liberation movements in the third world. Mr. Alfred Nzo, General Secretary of South Africa's banned African National Congress was in Moscow for talks.
SYNOPSIS: Mr. Nzo addressed a news conference shortly after his arrival from Sri Lanka where he'd been at the Non-Aligned Conference. He said the support of the third world and the socialist countries was helping to increase the isolation of the Pretoria government. But he was critical of western nations.