Opening address given by John Kotelawala (Bandung, 18 April 1955)

On 18 April 1955, in his opening address, the Prime Minister of Ceylon, John Kotelawala, calls on the countries of Africa and Asia taking part in the Bandung Conference to unite against colonialism.

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Source: KOTELAWALA, John. Address by Right Hon. Sir John Kotelawala, Prime Minister of Ceylon, at the Opening Session of the Asian-African Conference at Bandung, 18th April 1955. 18-04-1955. Kept in: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). DO - Records created or inherited by the Dominions Office, and of the Commonwealth Relations and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, DO 35 - Dominions Office and Commonwealth Relations Office: Original Correspondence. Far East and Pacific Department. Afro-Asian Conference 1955, Bandung, DO 35/6098.

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