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Vol 37 No 14

Published 5th July 1996

To Boutros or not

Boutros Boutros-Ghali is taking his fight against Washington to the 8-10 July Organisation of African Unity summit in Yaoundé. He has spent recent weeks lobbying hard against United States' determination to stop him from running for a second term as United Nations Secretary General (by declaring it will veto his election). Boutros-Ghali has already secured strong support from France and several Francophone states including, we hear, Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal.

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