The fact that Portugal only acknowledged the FNLA, MPLA, and UNITA as the only representatives of Angola at Alvor, resulted in that no other Angolan party or political organisation, white or black, had any further rights to existence. Supporters of these organisations therefore had no other choice than to join one of the acknowledged three.
The three undertook under the Alvor agreement to co-exist and work together in peace. They each got equal representation in the coalition government which would be established on 31 January 1975. (J. Marcum, “The Angolan Revolution”, Vol. II, p. 236.)
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