The Secretary-General of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), Mr. Nzu Ekangaki, flew into Cairo?
MV Mr. Ekangaki down steps & greeted by Mr. Hassan Bulbul
CU ZOOM BACK TO MV Mr. Ekangaki speaking to newsmen
MR. EKANGAKI: "The ending of the war in Vietnam, and the importance that signifies for Africa and for the world and, naturally, very important the situation here in North Africa and the Middle East, where, the spite of past resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council, Israel has made no move whatsoever to withdraw from territory shoe occupied by force. We were able to tackle these problems and to make important resolutions on them, because we know that with the ending of the war in Vietnam, the situation here in the Middle East and the situation in Southern African should engage particularly the world's attention."
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Background: The Secretary-General of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), Mr. Nzu Ekangaki, flew into Cairo on Wednesday (21 February) for what he called a "familiarisation visit."
Mr. Ekangaki, of Upper Volta, was met by Egypt's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. hassan Bulbul.
The Secretary-General told newsmen he would discuss the Middle East situation, the border trouble between Zambia and Rhodesia and the forth-coming tenth OAU anniversary.
Mr. Ekangaki said the recent OAU conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has passed important resolutions on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the situation in Southern Africa.
He will also visit Libya,Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco.