• Short Summary

    AN ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY MISSION, LED BY PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA, VISITED THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT TODAY (THURSDAY), AND WAS RECEIVED BY QUEEN JULIANA AT THE PALACE IN THE HAGUE.

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    AN ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY MISSION, LED BY PRESIDENT MOKTAR OULD DADDAH OF MAURITANIA, VISITED THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT TODAY (THURSDAY), AND WAS RECEIVED BY QUEEN JULIANA AT THE PALACE IN THE HAGUE.

    THE MISSION IS ON A ONE-DAY VISIT TO INFORM THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT ABOUT PROBLEMS OF CONCERN TO MEMBER STATES, SUCH AS DECOLONISATION, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND APARTHEID. THEIR VISIT COMES DURING A DEBATE IN THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT ON AID TO THE BLACK LIBERATION MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA.

    SYNOPSIS: A DELEGATION FROM THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY VISITED THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT ON THURSDAY, LED BY THE PRESIDENT OF MAURITANIA, MOKTAR OULD DADDAH. THE TWENTY-FIVE MAN MISSION IS ON A TOUR OF ALL NATO COUNTRIES TO ASK FOR AID FOR AFRICAN COUNTRIES UNDER WHITE MINORITY RULE.

    THE DELEGATION HAD TALKS WITH THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTER NORBERT SCHNELZER, AT A TIME WHEN THE DUTCH PARLIAMENT IS DISCUSSING THE QUESTION OR AID TO THE LIBERATION MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA. THE MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ARE IN FAVOUR OF MATERIAL HELP, BUT NOT ARMS FOR THE AFRICANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, RHODESIA AND MOZAMBIQUE.

    BEFORE THE MEETING WITH THE POLITICIANS, THE DELEGATION WAS INVITED TO THE ROYAL PALACE, WHERE THEY NET QUEEN JULIANA. AMONG THE DELEGATES RECEIVED BY THE QUEEN WAS THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE OAU, MR. DIALLO TELLI, AND THE FOREIGN MINISTERS OF ALGERIA, KENYA. ZAMBIA, MALI, AND CAMEROUN.

    DURING THE TALKS BETWEEN PRESIDENT DADDAH AND THE DUTCH, DADDAH STRESSED THAT AFRICANS SAW NO VALUE IN THE BRITISH AGREEMENT WITH RHODESIA, SAYING IT WAS NOT DISCUSSED WITH THE AFRICANS OF RHODESIA.

    QUEEN JULIANA TALKED WITH THE DELEGATION ABOUT THEIR JOURNEY THROUGH EUROPE, AND HOPED THEY WOULD PROFIT FROM THE MISSION. THE DELEGATION ARRIVED FROM PARIS, AND WAS TO LEAVE FRO THE NEXT LEG OF THE JOURNEY, BRUSSELS, ON FRIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAL2L0OU1VR1OECUYF2IF50A3X
    Media URN:
    VLVAAL2L0OU1VR1OECUYF2IF50A3X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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