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Leaders of Namibia's moderate political parties called for an interim government in the disputed territory and said that South African President Pieter W. Botha has promised to respond to their proposals next month. A six-man delegation met with Botha in Cape Town, urging interim rule to replace the South African-appointed administrator general, in anticipation of full independence for the territory. The delegation did not include the black nationalist South-West Africa People's Organization, which has waged a long military struggle to end South African rule.

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