Namibia talks disrupted over timetable dispute

A new international row over Nambia (South-West Africa) loomed with the failure of a multiparty conference here to agree on an independence timetable for the disputed territory. The conference ended when the South African delegation ended when the South African delegation said a date for applying the plan was premature. A UN debate was due to open in New York today (Jan. 15).

The black nationalist South-West African People's Organization (SWAPO), blaming South Africa for the impasse here, has already said it would step up its 14-year-old bush war and urge even stronger economic sanctions against Pretoria. In South Africa, Foreign Minister Pik Botha said the deadlock had been caused by increasing partiali ty toward SWAPO.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK