• Short Summary

    Israeli Chief of Staff General David Elazar told a press conference on Thursday (24 February) in Tel Aviv -- his first for foreign journalist -- that massive Soviet involvement in the Middle East could upset the present balance of power in the region.

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    Israeli Chief of Staff General David Elazar told a press conference on Thursday (24 February) in Tel Aviv -- his first for foreign journalist -- that massive Soviet involvement in the Middle East could upset the present balance of power in the region. He also told the reporters that despite Egyptian military preparations, he believed that Israel and Egypt retained the same balance of power as had existed in 1967.

    He also told reporters that Israel might be forced to "activate" its border with Lebanon after the death of two civilians in a rocket ambush on Wednesday (23 February) night."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA227QI8J97B5PPTPKBL0KHJ08R
    Media URN:
    VLVA227QI8J97B5PPTPKBL0KHJ08R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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