United States Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, arrived at Dar es Salaam airport in Tanzania on tuesday night (14 September) at the start of his southern African peace shuttle.
CU and SV Anti Kissinger banners as he steps down aircraft steps and greeted (3 shots)
SV & CU Kissinger in car, car away (3 shots)
CU INTERIOR Kissinger speaks at news conference
GV and LV State House, Kissinger arrives by car (2 shots)
CU INTERIOR Nyerere seated
SV and CU Kissinger arrives, greeted by Nyerere who then greets American Ambassador; Nyerere and Kissinger sit and talk (4 shots)
GV & LV PAN State House with newsmen surrounding Nyerere as he sits on steps (2 shots)
CU Nyerere speaks
"We will do what we are asked to do. We will do nothing that is not requested. We will take no initiatives that are not invited. Whatever progress occurs depends on the attitude of the parties and the good will of the participants. We are prepared to make the effort that is encouraged."
NYERERE: "Have we made progress? What is progress between myself and Dr. Kissinger? We can only exchange views. We are not negotiating. I can only explain the conditions upon which it is possible to get nationalists to talk. Well, I have explained and I am sure Dr. Kissinger has understood so. If you call that progress, it is progress. He has understood this position. Whether Vorster will understand, I suppose he will understand, I think. This point will be put to him and he will understand. But what his responses will be to that understanding is a different matter."
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Background: United States Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, arrived at Dar es Salaam airport in Tanzania on tuesday night (14 September) at the start of his southern African peace shuttle.
SYNOPSIS: He was greeted by about 100 student demonstrators shouting anti-US slogans. The demonstrators shouted for Dr. Kissinger to go home and end shuttle diplomacy. Dr. Kissinger had flown in from Zurich where he had telephoned British Foreign Secretary, Mr. Anthony Crosland for last-minute consultations. Shortly after his arrival, Dr. Kissinger spoke to newsmen at his hotel about his mission
The following morning Dr. Kissinger travelled to the State House in Dar es Salaam for talks with Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere.
President Nyerere gave Dr. Kissinger a detailed briefing on last week's five-nation African summit that called for an increase in guerrilla warfare inside Rhodesia. The Tanzanian leader in return was briefed on Dr. Kissinger's talks with the South African Prime Minister, John Vorster, which were held earlier in Zurich. The Tanzanian visit was the first stage in the Secretary of State's 11 day mission to southern African which is aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the problems of Namibia and Rhodesia. He was then due to travel to Lusaka for talks with President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia on the situation.
After the talks, President Nyerere spoke to newsmen about his views on the situation.