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Afro-Arab Conference / Amin #492987

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 1977
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(Studio) Afro-Arab conference in Cairo, Egypt, begins today. Saudi Arabia pledge of aid to African ntns. noted. Uganda's Idi Amin at conf., but talked to reporters before leaving for meeting in Egypt.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kampala, Uganda) Amin's basketball game at party for mins., advisers and mil. officials reported [AMIN - says his team always wins.] Amin also talks of recent tension with regard to Americans in country and reasons. [AMIN - says his policy is to meet with all different communities in Uganda and hadn't had opportunity to do so with Americans, to thank them. Say Carter's idea Americans to be kept as hostages wasn't right. Notes message received from Carter. Says in pols. there's no permanent enemy, no permanent friend.] Amin says he wants to visit United Nations later in year, and hopes Carter won't refuse to let him into US.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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