In an address before the U.N. General Assembly on Friday (8 October), Ghana's Foreign Minister?
In an address before the U.N. General Assembly on Friday (8 October), Ghana's Foreign Minister William Ofori-Atta condemned the policies of South Africa, Portugal and Rhodesia. The Foreign Minister said that the problems caused by the apartheid and expansionist policies of South Africa were the greatest obstacles to a peaceful solution to Southern African affairs. He also condemned Portuguese colonialism and accused Rhodesia of violating the basic rights of freedom for Africans in Southern Rhodesia. Mr. Ofori-Atta called on the big powers to use their political and economic influence to assist in ensuring that U.N. decisions on Southern African issues were respected and universally enforced.