NAIROBI, Kenya -- Organization of African Unity chairman, Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi, today condemned South Africa's raid into Lesotho and called for 'punitive actions' against the apartheid regime.
In a statement issued in his capacity as OAU chairman, Moi said the raid was a flagrant violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Kindgom of Lesotho.
'The Pretoria racist regime continues to invade with impunity the neighboring states in southern Africa under the pretext that these states are haboring opponents of apartheid,' Moi said.
'It is our firm belief that the Pretoria regime will never respect the international law of morality. Therefore, the international community must institute effective punitive actions against it,' he said.
Moi said the OAU supported the people of Lesotho 'during their time of difficulty after the unprovoked invasion of their land by racist troops.'