• Short Summary

    SOUTH AFRICA TOLD THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL ON THURSDAY (24 OCTOBER) THAT IT WOULD DO EVERYTHING IN ITS POWER TO MOVE AWAY FROM DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE OR COLOUR.

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    SOUTH AFRICA TOLD THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL ON THURSDAY (24 OCTOBER) THAT IT WOULD DO EVERYTHING IN ITS POWER TO MOVE AWAY FROM DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE OR COLOUR.

    THE COUNCIL WAS DEBATING PROPOSALS CALLING FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S EXPULSION FROM THE U.N.

    THE SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATE, MR. ROELOF BOTHA, DEPARTED FROM HIS COUNTRY'S USUAL POLICY TOWARDS THE U.N. AND ADDRESSED THE 15-NATION COUNCIL.

    DURING HIS LENGTHY SPEECH MR. BOTHA CHARGED THAT SOUTH AFRICAN POLICIES HAD BEEN MISREPRESENTED IN A LONG-STANDING VENDETTA.

    WHATEVER THE OUTCOME OF THE DEBATE IT IS EXPECTED ANY MOVE TO FINALLY EXPEL SOUTH AFRICA FROM THE WORLD BODY WOULD BE VETOED BY ONE OF THE WESTERN PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL: FRANCE., BRITAIN, OR THE U.S.A.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACRB9ERWKQA5TRMRHB2L4XWU4W
    Media URN:
    VLVACRB9ERWKQA5TRMRHB2L4XWU4W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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