• Short Summary

    The Egyptian military spokesman, Major General Ezeddin Mokhtar, told a press conference on Monday (November 5th) that Israel had prevented medical supplies from entering the town of Suez and had not handed over prisoners.

  • Description

    The Egyptian military spokesman, Major General Ezeddin Mokhtar, told a press conference on Monday (November 5th) that Israel had prevented medical supplies from entering the town of Suez and had not handed over prisoners. Both these actions were violations of the ceasefire, he said.

    General Mokhtar claimed that Egypt was quite ready to stand by the territorial positions drawn up in the ceasefire of October 22nd. The Israelis have said these positions are far from clear. General Mokhtar also referred to the visit of United States Secretary of State, Dr. henry Kissinger, who was due to arrive the ??? day. But first he assured the assembled newsmen that the town of ??? was safe and that the Egyptian Third Army was far from finished. He spoke through an English interpreter.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1U40DWZBBJQMPGBVOVJL41WLQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1U40DWZBBJQMPGBVOVJL41WLQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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