Toppled Summit

August 1982
Time;8/16/1982, Vol. 120 Issue 7, p36
The article reports on the event that transpired during the scheduled 19th annual four-day summit meeting of the Organization of African Unity called by Libya's Muammar Gaddafi. It notes that the event at Tripoli became an embarrassing failure for the Libyan leader. It reveals that only 16 of the expected 34 leaders came which is less than half of the quorum required.


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