Times Colonist from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on April 17, 1979 · 38
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Times Colonist from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada · 38

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Tuesday, April 17, 1979
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38 VICTORIA TIMCS. TUESDAY, APRIL 1 7, 1 979 PLO Did Try to Aid Amin, Despite Denial: Diplomats KAMPALA (AP) Diplomats say Ml military men from the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) were sent to Uganda in a futile effort to help President Idi Amin. The diplomats said the Palestinians included 15 MiG pilots who found they had nothing to do. Only a remnant of Amin's Soviet-supplied air force remained in flying condition, and the Ugandan MiGs played no significant role in the war. Some of the Palestinians were used as bodyguards for Amin, the diplomats said. Spokesmen for PLO, lead- tit iwnn&&s$x I or SPECIALS April 18 to 21 "Ply Appro. 110 yirds seconds II ITC u i coiourea i t,cin 9 10" Natural skein '. .-130 toiourea I Wood CMin " NOW BEADS -now14 3-piy iwis, POLYPROPYLENE ReR. 3.95 SALE !25 "Creative Touch" ACRYLIC PAINT NOW Open Wed., Thurs., FrL 'til 9 Pearlescent and fjbricrylic Bo of 6 bottles. Reg. 4.50 2oo Island if Si C ;M Hillside Shopping Centre 595-1713 er Yasser Arafat denied that PLO members were fighting for Amin. PLO envoy Y. llerfi Salmane told reporters in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, three weeks ago that Palestinians in Uganda were involved only in farming and filmmaking. Arafat said in a U.S. television interview a month ago that Palestinians had been training Amin's army for the last five years. But he said it was "a training mission and not more." Reliable sources say the first Palestinians arrived in Uganda in 1971, shortly after Amin overthrew then-President Milton Obote. They began training military pilots, soldiers, presidential bodyguards and members of the State Research Bureau, Amin's dreaded secret police. Amin gave the Palestinians the former Israeli embassy for their headquarters. Ugandans said publicly that some Palestinians were operating a farm 160 kilometres north of Kampala, raising chickens and vegetables to benefit Palestinian war orphans. Other Palestinians in Uganda were described as doctors and diplomats. The PLO has also, for more than four years, had an office with diplomatic status in Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian has supported the PLO against Israel in international forums and appeared willing to overlook PLO military help to Amin although there was open enmity between him and Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. i m 1 0 D Vj ft - ' 4 CANADA'S LAKUI3T APiJ BiJi'ftRwnn KStwss fcuj SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 9:30 At 1 III iy u ALAN rAKjUklJ PKUJCLI J Smlim "Pyramid" What Goes Up In The f mjslJ fl Lap of The Gods Pyramonis and I I mctohy 1 J more Quantilm Umittd One Par Ptnon SEALED IONG PLAY STEREO HECOUD 0 n THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE ON SALE AT ADVERTISED PRICES WHILE SUPPLY LASTS WED., THURS., FRL, SAT. 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Canada Accepts Uganda OTTAWA (UPC) - Canada gave formal recognition to the new Ugandan government of President Youssef Lulu Monday and expressed hope the ravaged nation can again fill a role as a Commonwealth member. "The government of Canada looks forward to friendly relations with the new government of Uganda and increased contacts with the Commonwealth," External Affairs Minister Don Jamie-son said. Canada never officially severed relations with Uganda. Soufriere Volcano Bubbles, Bicsies KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CP) Soufriere volcano continued to bubble and belch Monday as experts tried to determine whether a major eruption Is imminent. Prime Minister Milton Cato, in a radio address to the people Monday afternoon, said no alarming new activity was seen at the crater but he appealed to the thousands of persons who fled their homes to not return until the danger has passed. An official at the central relief centre in Kingstown reported about XI.000 islanders left their homes a Her Soufriere began spouting columns of ash and fumes hundreds of metres into the air Friday. He said about 13,000 were being cared for at (10 relief centres established by the government and an estimated 20,000 went to the homes of relatives or friends. That means a disolocation of one-third of the 100,000 persons who live on this island in the Lesser Antilles at the eastern end of the Caribbean Sea. The official said they be lieve about III persons refused lo leave and remain in I he threatened area near Soiifrieres base. No casualties have been reported, be said, and earlier reports of two babies dying during the weekend evacuation were "only rumors." Volcanologists are studying the situation, the official said, and "We have no idea when I he evacuees will be able to return home." 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