• Short Summary

    DR MILTON OBOTE, PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, AND CHAIRMAN OF THE THIRD SUMMIT CONFERENCE FOR EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES, WHICH OPENED IN KAMPALA TODAY(FRIDAY), ADDRESSED THE MEETING ON THE PROBLEM OF WHITE MERCENARIES IN AFRICA.

    12 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CONFERENCE, AT WHICH TOPICS INCLUDING THE NEW EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY, REGIONAL SECURITY, COMMUNICATIONS AND TRADE, AS WELL AS MERCENARIES, ARE BEING DISCUSSED.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN CONFERENCE TABLE
    0.16

    2.
    SCU OBOTE SPEAKING SOF:
    1.12


    "THE MOST BLATANT CHALLENGES TO THE SOVEREIGNTY AND TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF AFRICAN STATES HAVE BEEN THE QUESTION OF MERCENARIES, A UNIQUE AND MOST DANGEROUS PHENOMENON IN MODERN AFRICA. IT IS.......PRIDE AND AN INDICATION OF AFRICAN SOLIDARITY THAT SINCE OUR LAST MEETING IN KINSHASA IN MARCH, THE O.A.U. HAS NOW DEFINED THE POSITION ON MERCENARIES. MOST COUNTRIES HERE ARE MEMBERS OF THE O.A.U. SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MERCENARIES, AND IN THAT CAPACITY WE WILL PERHAPS BE DISCUSSING THE PROBLEM OF MERCENARIES NOW IN RWANDA.




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    Background: DR MILTON OBOTE, PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, AND CHAIRMAN OF THE THIRD SUMMIT CONFERENCE FOR EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES, WHICH OPENED IN KAMPALA TODAY(FRIDAY), ADDRESSED THE MEETING ON THE PROBLEM OF WHITE MERCENARIES IN AFRICA.

    12 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CONFERENCE, AT WHICH TOPICS INCLUDING THE NEW EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY, REGIONAL SECURITY, COMMUNICATIONS AND TRADE, AS WELL AS MERCENARIES, ARE BEING DISCUSSED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB0SAHK1U4V21BORGH2POS054M
    Media URN:
    VLVAB0SAHK1U4V21BORGH2POS054M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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