Angola's First Deputy Premier, Mr. Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has attacked South Africa, at the?
GV EXTERIOR: United Nations Headquarters building.
SV INTERIOR: Angolan Deputy Premier (left) addressing news conference in Portuguese with interpreter translating into English.
"Many of these threats do come from various states outside of Angola, mainly South Africa, which illegally occupies Namibia's territory. The Namibia has been used as a base to....for attacks against the People's Republic of Angola. There are military bases in Namibia where mercenaries are trained as well as Angolans traitors who are being trained in Namibia, so that they then return to Angola in order to create destabilization of the country. And therefore you know there are at some place some and various agencies and governments especially in Europe and in the United States, who are at the present time helping those reactionary forces outside Angola and we certainly do condemn such an attitude for the part of these various agencies that tend to support the reactionary elements.
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Background: Angola's First Deputy Premier, Mr. Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has attacked South Africa, at the United States, Europe and 'Angolan' traitors'. Angola admitted as the 146th member state of the United Nations only 24 hours earlier.
SYNOPSIS: Mr. Dos Santos was speaking at a news conference in U.N. headquarters.