• Short Summary

    The future of Namibia (South West Africa) was the major topic for discussion at the United Nations on Wednesday, (21 March).

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    The future of Namibia (South West Africa) was the major topic for discussion at the United Nations on Wednesday, (21 March). As representatives from U.S. Britain, France, West Germany and Canada concluded talks with U-N Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim and South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha, the parties appeared a little closer to agreement on U-N supervision of elections in Namibia. Wednesday was also U-N International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The Special Committee against Apartheid observed the day with a debate on South Africa's apartheid policy was reference to the future of Namibia.

    SYNOPSIS: The Special Committee represents many African nations. Ethiopian delegate, Alemayehu Seifu, commended nations which have broken ties with South Africa.

    Another African delegate, Paul Lusaka of Zambia, said South Africa's oppressive policies gave Namibians no choice but to form SWAPO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA5TIDUOWW98JYU74BBW8ARF35
    Media URN:
    VLVAA5TIDUOWW98JYU74BBW8ARF35
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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