• Short Summary

    In New York on Wednesday (16 May) non-aligned members of the United Nations Security Council proposed a tightening of sanctions against Rhodesia.

  • Description

    In New York on Wednesday (16 May) non-aligned members of the United Nations Security Council proposed a tightening of sanctions against Rhodesia.

    All Council members agreed to measures which included the appointment of an International Trade Expert to act as a sanctions commissioner.

    The Somalia delegate called for an extension of sanctions to South Africa and the African Portuguese territories.

    While the United States reaffirmed it's full support for majority rule in Southern Rhodesia, India expressed regret at the killing and wounding of a group of Canadian and American tourists in Rhodesia on Tuesday (15 May).

    He said that the news media had given extensive coverage to the incident, but had failed to give proper coverage to the plight of the people of Zimbabwe.

    An English transcription of the three delegates, Somalia, USA and India follows:- (all delegates speak in English).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WUMUB8G95DTX4CDSAUHDMETS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WUMUB8G95DTX4CDSAUHDMETS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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