• Short Summary

    MR IAN SMITH, THE RHODESIAN LEADER, ON SATURDAY (JUNE 1) SAID HE HAD PROOF THAT SECRET MEETING HAD TAKEN PLACE BETWEEN BRITISH CABINET MINISTERS AND RHODESIAN TERRORIST GROUPS.

  • Description

    MR IAN SMITH, THE RHODESIAN LEADER, ON SATURDAY (JUNE 1) SAID HE HAD PROOF THAT SECRET MEETING HAD TAKEN PLACE BETWEEN BRITISH CABINET MINISTERS AND RHODESIAN TERRORIST GROUPS. MR SMITH WAS SPEAKING AT A MEETING OF THE RULING RHODESIAN FRONT PARTY AT UMTALI.

    HE DELIVERED THE CHARGE IN A WIDE-RANGING SPEECH IN WHICH HE ACCUSED BRITAIN OF GIVING ACTIVE SUPPORT TO THE TERRORISTS. BUT HE DID NOT MENTION THE MINISTERS BY NAME, NOR THE OCCASIONS OF THE ALLEGED MEETINGS. MR IAN SMITH HE HAD EVIDENCE THAT RHODESIAN AFRICAN NATIONALIST LEADERS HAD NEGOTIATED FOR ARMS IN LONDON AND IN ONE CASE HAD RECEIVED THERE BOX OF MACHINE GUNS WITH AMMUNITION. HE ALSO SAID UNITED NATIONS RESOLUTIONS WOULD HAVE NO EFFECT ON RHODESIA'S POLICIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACTK5XC1GDLVCWA26NW1TAV5MB
    Media URN:
    VLVACTK5XC1GDLVCWA26NW1TAV5MB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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