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    Thirty youth delegations from Africa, Asia, America and Europe met in Brazzaville on Thursday, April 22nd, for the official opening of the Conference of African Nationalist Movement Youth Organisations.

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    Thirty youth delegations from Africa, Asia, America and Europe met in Brazzaville on Thursday, April 22nd, for the official opening of the Conference of African Nationalist Movement Youth Organisations.

    Also attending the meetings in the capacity of observers are representatives of guerrilla movements from Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia and Portuguese Guinea. There is also a strong USSR delegation.

    A spokesman for the conference said that one of the main issues to be discussed was "Portuguese colonialist policies and the struggle against white racism". And, in his opening address to the Conference, the President of the Congolese Youth, Mr. Combo-Matsiona, made a direct attack on what he termed Portugal's "plundering mission" in Africa.

    SYNOPSIS: Thirty delegations from Africa, Asia, America and Europe, met in Brazzaville on Thursday, April 22, for the official opening of the Conference of African Nationalist Movement Youth Organisations. High on the agenda is a discussion on "Portuguese colonialist policies and the struggle against white racism." And, in his opening address, Mr. Combo-Matsiona, President of the Congolese youth, made a direct attack on what he termed Portugal's "plundering mission" in Africa.

    Also attending the meetings in the capacity of observers, are representatives of guerrilla movements from Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia and Portuguese Guinea, plus a strong Soviet team.

    Hamid Abdel Aziz, Vice-President of the FMJD, was heard attentively as he analysed the support given by imperialist powers to, he said, the Portuguese colonialists and the policies of apartheid propounded by the Governments of South Africa and Rhodesia. Following him, the South African representative of the Panafrican Youth Movement, M. Makatini, said that imperialism's global strategy called for coordinated strategy on the part of the progressive forces of Africa and the world.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF469KMK3IOENV2O5AJPAFLBBR
    Media URN:
    VLVAF469KMK3IOENV2O5AJPAFLBBR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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