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    INDIA'S GENERAL PREM SINGH GYANI, THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE COMMANDEER IN CYPRUS GAVE HIS FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

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    Background: INDIA'S GENERAL PREM SINGH GYANI, THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE COMMANDEER IN CYPRUS GAVE HIS FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    THE GENERAL TOLD THE NEWSMEN THAT THE FORCE WOULD BE CALLED UPON TO FACE MANY SITUATIONS IN WHICH THE PRINCIPAL METHODS USED WOULD BE APPEALS, PERSUASION, CEASEFIRE AGREEMENTS AND SO ON. "THE FORCE IS AN INSTRUMENT OF PEACE AND WILL CONDUCT ITSELF AS SUCH" HE SAID.

    THE GENERAL AVOIDED GIVING DIRECT ANSWERS WHEN NEWSMEN PRESSED HIM FOR THE SPECIFIC TERMS OF REFERENCE UNDER WHICH HIS TROOPS WOULD OPERATE - PARTICULARLY FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO SHOOT, AND WHETHER THEY WOULD BE ABLE TO DISARM CIVILIANS.

    GENERAL GYANI THE UNITED NATIONS FORCE WOULD CONTINUE TO PATROL THE SAME AREAS AS WERE MAINTAINED BY THE BRITISH PEACE FORCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NGH0RT2B2ONKOOGMEJOWW20N
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NGH0RT2B2ONKOOGMEJOWW20N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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