• Short Summary

    BRITAIN WAS ACCUSED OF COWARDISE BY THE UGANDA PRESIDENT, DOCTOR OBOTE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT THE OPENING OF CONFERENCE IN KAMPALA OF THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION.

  • Description

    BRITAIN WAS ACCUSED OF COWARDISE BY THE UGANDA PRESIDENT, DOCTOR OBOTE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT THE OPENING OF CONFERENCE IN KAMPALA OF THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION.

    IN AN UNPRECEDENTED ATTACK BEFORE MORE THAN 150 DELEGATES AT THE OPENING CEREMONY, PRESIDENT OBOTE ACCUSED BRITAIN OF BEING A 'COWARD' IN DEALING WITH THE RHODESIAN PROBLEM, AND HE FORECAST A DISINTEGRATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    PRESIDENT OBOTE'S REMARKS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE ANGERED A NUMBER OF THE DELEGATES. ThE BRITISH DELEGATION TO THE CONFERENCE IS BEING LED BY THE COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY, MR. GEORGE THOMSON, WHO AFTERWARDS DEFENDED BRITAIN'S ROLE AT A NEWS CONFERENCE.

    THE CONFERENCE HAS BEEN DEBATING INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON RHODESIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQAL3HTGENTM9G5FHCX7WL57T
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQAL3HTGENTM9G5FHCX7WL57T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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