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Report on the ANC National Consultative Conference

December 1990

On Negotiations and Suspension of Armed Actions

Preamble noting that:

Ø     Unconditional release of all political prisoners

Ø     Unconditional return of exiles

Ø     Repeal of all security and repressive legislation

Ø     Termination of all political trials

We therefore resolve:

6.1     Reaffirm our right and duty as a people to defend ourselves with any means at our disposal.

6.2     We hereby serve notice on the regime that unless it ends this carnage, the ANC will find it difficult, if not impossible to adhere to the agreements entered into with the government, especially paragraph 3 of the Pretoria Minute pertaining to armed action and related activities.

Lastly conference resolved:

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