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March 27, 1987 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Angolan guerrilla leader Jonas Savimbi offered Thursday to reopen the Benguela Railway, effectively closed for the past decade by his forces, so that neighboring Zambia and Zaire can avoid shipping their mineral exports through South Africa and thus take a stronger stand against Pretoria. The proposal requires the agreement of Angola's Marxist government, which Savimbi's pro-Western movement, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, has been fighting since 1975.
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March 27, 1987 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Angolan guerrilla leader Jonas Savimbi offered Thursday to reopen the Benguela Railway, effectively closed for the past decade by his forces, so that neighboring Zambia and Zaire can avoid shipping their mineral exports through South Africa and thus take a stronger stand against Pretoria. The proposal requires the agreement of Angola's Marxist government, which Savimbi's pro-Western movement, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, has been fighting since 1975.
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