• Short Summary

    United Nations special envoy to Namibia Ahtissari arrived in Windhoek on Sunday (6 August) to begin a mission aimed at bringing independence to the South African-ruled territory.

  • Description

    United Nations special envoy to Namibia Ahtissari arrived in Windhoek on Sunday (6 August) to begin a mission aimed at bringing independence to the South African-ruled territory. An estimated 6,000 demonstrators from at least two of Namibia's three rival political groups made their presence felt outside the airport, while inside the Finnish diplomat was being greeted by South Africa's Administrator General, Judge Marthinus Steyn. Before leaving New York Mr Athissarri spoke to newsmen about the purpose of his mission.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9A0WXI68L8W2OESN9YZA88AS5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9A0WXI68L8W2OESN9YZA88AS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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