The Organisation of African Unity's ten-nation commission on the Middle East has decided to consult Egypt and Israel before finalising proposals for a peaceful settlement there.
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Background: The Organisation of African Unity's ten-nation commission on the Middle East has decided to consult Egypt and Israel before finalising proposals for a peaceful settlement there. Several heads of state have set up a sub-commission to make the contacts. They include Senegal President Senghor, its chairman; President Mobutu of Congo-Kinshasa; Cameroun's President Ahidjo; and Nigeria's General Gowon.
The commission, whose opening meeting in Kinshasa last Monday (August 23) was attended by five heads of African states, was set up at last June's O.A.U. summit meeting in Addis Ababa. It is to seek ways to help bring about a peaceful solution to the Middle East conflict, and will meet again in Dakar later this year after an O.A.U. mission to the United States to contact United Nations Secretary-General U Thant on the issue.