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    A United Nations Security Council Mission which is studying the Rhodesia-Zambia border crisis met Kenya's Foreign Minister, Dr.

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    A United Nations Security Council Mission which is studying the Rhodesia-Zambia border crisis met Kenya's Foreign Minister, Dr. Njoroge Mungai, in Nairobi on Tuesday (20 February).

    The mission is assessing alternative routes to and from the see for Zambian exports and imports, now that the land-locked central Africa state's border with Rhodesia is closed.

    It is composed of U.N. ambassadors from Indonesia, Austria and Sudan. A fourth member, Peruvian Ambassador Javier Perez De Cullar, was called home by his government at the weekend.

    Dr. Mungai told the United Nations' Mission on Tuesday that every Africa state had a duty to help Zambia solve the problems created by the border closure.

    Henya's Foreign Minister said: "If Zambia loses her pride and independence, the whole of Africa will have lost her pride."
    SYNOPSIS: At Harambee House in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on Tuesday, members of a United Nations Security Council Mission met Government officials to discuss the Rhodesia-Zambia border crisis. The mission is attempting to assess alternative routes to and from the sea for Zambian exports and imports.

    The Mission delegates were greeted at the meeting by Kenya's Foreign Minister. Dr. Njoroge Mungai. The mission comprises of the United Nations Ambassadors from Indonesia, Austria and Sudan. A fourth member, the Peruvian Ambassador, was called home by his Government at the weekend.

    During the meeting Dr. Mungai told the mission that every African State had a duty to help Zambia solve the problems created by the closure of its border with Rhodesia. He said that if Zambia loses its pride and independence, the whole of Africa will have lost her pride.

    Mr. Chaidir Anwar Sani, Indonesia's Ambassador to the United Nations, addressed the Kenyan officials. He told them that the mission had already visited Zambia and Tanzania and hoped to make its final report to the United Nations Security Council on the first of March.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6XQHAAJDZ1DGEZNN5MI70IZU
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6XQHAAJDZ1DGEZNN5MI70IZU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
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    N/A

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