Model U.N. Group Hears Ambassador Talk on Mid-East
The Harvard National Model United Nations concluded yesterday after three days of sessions which included a speech by Ahmed Osman, deputy Egyptian Ambassador to the United Nations.
Osman's, in his Saturday night speech, described the Egyptian policies and problems in the Middle East and then defended his statements in a spirited question-and-answer period.
The mock security council, which included 15 of the 60 delegations present for the conference, was chaired by Michael L. Steven, a Harkness Fellow at the Law School, who was a legal adviser to the British U.N. delegation for the 26th General Assembly last fall.
The security council passed a resolution recommending the admission of Bangladesh to the U.N. and resolutions on the Middle East and nuclear disarmament. They defeated a resolution proposed by the USSR which urged the United Kingdom to stop talks with Ian Smith's Rhodesian government.
The 300 college students in the general assembly later admitted Bangladesh to the U.N. in a move that Kenneth W. Hansen '73, secretary-general and