• Short Summary

    A PROMINENT AFRICAN LEADER IN RHODESIA, MR EDSON SITHOLE, SAID IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY THAT ANY SOLUTION ON THE POLITICAL FUTURE OF RHODESIA WOULD HAVE TO BE MADE WHEN AFRICAN LEADERS WERE PRESENT AT NEGOTIATIONS.

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    A PROMINENT AFRICAN LEADER IN RHODESIA, MR EDSON SITHOLE, SAID IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY THAT ANY SOLUTION ON THE POLITICAL FUTURE OF RHODESIA WOULD HAVE TO BE MADE WHEN AFRICAN LEADERS WERE PRESENT AT NEGOTIATIONS.

    MR SITHOLE, A FORMER OFFICIAL OF THE NOW BANNED AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS IN RHODESIA IS AT PRESENT UNDER RESTRICTION AND CONFINED TO WITHIN FIVE MILES OF THE CENTRE OF SALISBURY. MR SITHOLE, IN A FILMED INTERVIEW, SAID THAT HE HAD EXPECTED THE DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT AND THE RHODESIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR IAN SMITH, TO BREAK DOWN BECAUSE THEY LACKED ONE IMPORTANT ELEMENT - AFRICAN LEADERS WERE NOT INVITED.

    MR SITHOLE SAID THAT IN THE EVENT OF A UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE BEING MADE BY THE RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT BRITAIN WOULD HAVE TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY MEASURES TO SUPPRESS WHAT HE SAID WOULD BE A REBELLION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANIMIXQEYQG52P6R4QTUOGC4G
    Media URN:
    VLVAANIMIXQEYQG52P6R4QTUOGC4G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1965
    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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