• Short Summary

    FIFTY-TWO NON-ALIGNED NATIONS MET FOR THE FINAL SESSION OF THEIR PREPARATORY CONFERENCE IN DAR ES SALAAM YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) -- AND AGREED TO HOLD THE FIRST NON-ALIGNED SUMMIT LATER THIS YEAR
    THE DELEGATES CHOSE ZAMBIA AS THE SITE OF THE FIRST SUMMIT MEETING, WHICH THEY PLAN TO HOLD BEFORE NEXT SEPTEMBER.

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    FIFTY-TWO NON-ALIGNED NATIONS MET FOR THE FINAL SESSION OF THEIR PREPARATORY CONFERENCE IN DAR ES SALAAM YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) -- AND AGREED TO HOLD THE FIRST NON-ALIGNED SUMMIT LATER THIS YEAR
    THE DELEGATES CHOSE ZAMBIA AS THE SITE OF THE FIRST SUMMIT MEETING, WHICH THEY PLAN TO HOLD BEFORE NEXT SEPTEMBER.

    THE SUCCESS OF THE PREPARATORY CONFERENCE -- WHICH WAS CONDUCTED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS -- PROMPTED TANZANIA'S PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE TO GIVE HIS FIST NEW CONFERENCE FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS.

    ALTHOUGH HE ADMITTED THAT THE SMALL, NON-ALIGNED NATIONS COULD NOT BREAK THE DOMINATION OF THE BIG POWERS, OR SOLVE WORLD PROBLEMS, THEY SHOULD NOT BE AFRAID TO CRITICIZE AND CONDEMN EXAMPLES OF INTERNATIONAL AGGRESSION.

    HE ADDED THAT THE CHOICE OF ZAMBIA AS VENUE FOR THE SUMMIT WAS IMPORTANT TO AFRICA AND SERVED AS A GESTURE AGAINST RACISM.

    DURING THE COURSE OF THE PREPARATORY CONFERENCE, DELEGATES HEARD THE CASE OF LIBERATION MOVEMENTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICAN AND PALESTINE. THE CONFERENCE CALLED FOR ISRAELI WITHDRAWAL FROM ALL OCCUPIED TERRITORIES AND CONDEMNED COLONIALISM AND IMPERIALISM IN AFRICA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TQ5IK9X9O1ZA9DSZDET2SR7O
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TQ5IK9X9O1ZA9DSZDET2SR7O
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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