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Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, during the course of the negotiations between the five Western Powers and South Africa over the future of Namibia, what contact there has been between representatives of those Powers and the South-West Africa Peoples Organisation.

The five Powers have informed SWAPO of the development of their talks with the South African Government. In particular, representatives of the five Powers saw the President of the South-West Africa People's Organisation, Mr. Nujoma, in Maputo on 15th May. I also saw Mr. Nujoma in Maputo and discussed the five-Power initiative with him.