International Perspectives: Extracts from Addresses by Deputy-President Thabo Mbeki, His Excellency Salim Ahmed Salim, His Excellency Foreign Minister J D Barroso, the Right Honourable Lord Carrington

Thabo Mbeki in his address on Foreign Policy in a new democratic South Africa talks about the Freedom Charter and the principles underlying the country's foreign relations. Salim Salim in his speech highlights the transition to democracy in South Africa and the OAU's perception of the struggle against apartheid. Jose Barroso explains the reasons for Portugal's interest in South Africa's transition to democracy. Lord Carrington addresses the global change and how the collapse of the Soviet Union influenced the world.