The United Nations Secretary-General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, left Capetown for New York on Friday (10?
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NEWSMAN: "Dr. Waldheim, do you see further discussions between you and Mr. Vorster in future?"
DR. WALDHEIM: "Well, I didn't clarify this because as you understand further discussions depend on my reporting to the Security Council and only with them can we discuss the matter further."
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Background: The United Nations Secretary-General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim, left Capetown for New York on Friday (10 March) after a third round of talks with the South African Prime Minister, Mr. Vorster on the future of Southwest Africa -- known in the United Nations as Namibia.
But at the airport, Dr. Waldheim wasn't wasn't prepared to say whether he'd have further meetings with the South African Prime Minister.
At the airport, Dr. Waldheim was confronted by a large crowd of demonstrators shouting their support for Mr. Vorster.
Dr. Waldheim has been to Southern Africa at the request of the Security Council. He was asked to examine the Southwest Africa question and in the course of his visit he spent three days in the territory over which South Africa has refused to relinquish its mandate.
SYNOPSIS: ???ing his five-day visit to Southern Africa, the United Nations Secretary-General Dr. Waldheim was confronted at Capetown Airport by a crowd of demonstrators shouting support for the South African Prime Minister, Mr. Vorster.
While the demonstration continued outside. Dr. Waldheim went into the airport terminal to talk to newsmen. By this time he'd met Mr. Vorster three times.
The demonstrators wore still there as Dr. Waldheim wont out to his plano. During his stay in Southern Africa, Dr. Waldheim spent three days in the territory of Southwest Africa -- over which South Africa is refusing to relinquish its mandate. No comment is expected from the secretary-General until he reports to the Security Council.