Rhodesian Nationalist leader Ndabaningi Sithole began two days of talks with the British Foreign Secretary Dr.
Rhodesian Nationalist leader Ndabaningi Sithole began two days of talks with the British Foreign Secretary Dr. David Owen in London on Monday (20 February). His intention was to win support for the latest settlement plan agreed by the Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith and three black nationalist leaders in Salisbury last week. Up to the time of the meeting, the Foreign Office had been cautious about welcoming the new agreement, as it did not include Patriotic Front leaders Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe.
SYNOPSIS: The talks between the Reverend Sithole and Dr. Owen lasted more than two hours, and a second round of discussions was planned for Tuesday. Afterwards. Mr. Sithole was questioned by newsmen outside the Foreign Office...