• Short Summary

    The main nationalist movement in Namibia, the South West Africa Peoples' Organisation (SWAPO), is appealing for increased arms supplies and training following Sough Africa's decision to hold unilateral elections in the territory.

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    The main nationalist movement in Namibia, the South West Africa Peoples' Organisation (SWAPO), is appealing for increased arms supplies and training following Sough Africa's decision to hold unilateral elections in the territory. At a press conference on Friday (September 22) the Zambian capital of Lusaka, SWAPO vice-president Misheke Muyongo gave an ultimatum to the five Western powers which have been trying to negotiate a settlement in Namibia. Unless the five could offer something positive, he said, it would be difficult for SWAPO to go along with further Western peace moves. Mr. Muyongo said SWAPO considered the eighteen-month duration of the Western iniative long enough. He appealed to socialist states to increase their supplies of arms and training to SWAPO to help the Namibian people fight what he called their "war of liberation." Visnews' reporter Abbey Maine asked Mr. Muyongo what SWAPO's plans now were....

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCCXH7T8JIXX0SE8T5ACCMQ5O
    Media URN:
    VLVADCCXH7T8JIXX0SE8T5ACCMQ5O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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