• Short Summary

    Chinese Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien, (Li Xiannian) who has been making a tour of African Countries, says the United Kingdom and the United States should exert more pressure on the governments of Rhodesia and South Africa to meet the demands of the people in Rhodesia and Namibia for national independence.

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    CU & GVs Chinese Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien (Li Xiannian) speaking in Chinese and woman translating into English with reporters listening. (7 SHOTS)
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    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 1: TRANSLATOR: "This is my first visit to Africa. We will also visit Mozambique, Zambia and Zaire. The purpose of our visit to these African countries is to further enhance our friendship and cooperation with the African people and learn from the great African people."



    TRANSLATOR: "The disputes between African countries must be solved peacefully so as not to provide an opportunity for foreign interference. Tanzania and Uganda both belong to the Third World. We hope these two African neighbours can resolve their own problems in consultation within the framework of O.A.U."



    TRANSLATOR: "The United States and Britain and other countries should...exert powerful pressure on South Africa and Southern Rhodesia so as to compel them to make substantive concessions and endeavour to meet the demands of the people of../Zimbabwe and Namibia for national independence. The liberation of Zimbabwe and Namibian mainly depends on the Zimbabwe and Namibian people. Their struggle especially the armed struggle with the support of the African countries Negotiation is one form of struggle but one must face negotiation (INDISTINCT)."




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    Background: Chinese Vice-Premier Li Hsien-nien, (Li Xiannian) who has been making a tour of African Countries, says the United Kingdom and the United States should exert more pressure on the governments of Rhodesia and South Africa to meet the demands of the people in Rhodesia and Namibia for national independence. In Tanzania, Mr. Li met President Nyerere and at a news conference in Dar es Salaam, Mr. Li made a strong plea for peace in the region.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9ATECLTIKW67RKMMR1IB5ISAE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ATECLTIKW67RKMMR1IB5ISAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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