The Patriotic Front which is fighting for the overthrow of the new Zimbabwe Rhodesian government has formally thanked the U.
The Patriotic Front which is fighting for the overthrow of the new Zimbabwe Rhodesian government has formally thanked the U.S.S.R. for its support. A representative of Patriotic Front leader, Joshua Nkomo told an Africa Liberation Day ceremony in Moscow on Thursday (24 May) that the people of Namibia, Zimbabwe and the South African Republic were winning their struggle for independence and black majority rule.
SYNOPSIS: The House of Science and Technology was the venue for the Africa Liberation Day, in Moscow. Similar ceremonies were held in Leningrad and all capital cities throughout the U.S.S.R. Ambassadors from African nations and African students attended.
Aslanbek Dujshejev, Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Soviet Praesidum told the Liberation Day meeting that the U.S.S.R. supports all African peoples struggling against imperialism, racism and colonialism. He attacked those whom he said were trying to preserve white minority power in South Africa, Rhodesia and Namibia. Joseph Msika, a member of the Executive Committee of the Patriotic Front welcomed that speech.