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    1.
    MV Man Mr Agustsson sitting at desk talking on phone, zoom in to CU
    32 ft

    2.
    MV Mr Agustsson
    52 ft

    3.
    CU Mr Agustsson
    281 ft

    4.
    CU Mr Agustsson
    303 ft

    5.
    MV Cartoon pictures on wall
    311 ft

    6.
    CU's of various cartoons
    352 ft

    7.
    MV Exterior of Icelandic consulate
    359 ft

    8.
    CU Icelandic flag Zoom out MV entrance of consulate
    368 ft

    9.
    CU Brass plate: "Icelandic Embassy"
    374 ft

    10.
    GV Eaton Terrace street
    378


    "Sir : what is the saturation with the U.K. and Iceland ?"



    "The situation....break diplomatic relations...this announcement is expected at 1 o'clock today.."



    "...Iceland very worried about the situation...the cod stock is in serious danger...drastic effects on the Icelandic economy.....when we extended the limits it was because ...we just could not wait......British frigates sent in.....intimating that Britain will extend her limit.....authorities hot willing to accept the scientific findings of our scientists...we thought that we were fair when we offered the 65 thousand tons..... we will do our outmost to protect the fish stocks.......... spawning potential has been reduced ....now less than once in a lifetime ....we had to take this action.... British look upon the fish as theirs ...fishing now in conservation areas ...nothing in International law that prevents the extension of the fishing limits.



    "...now waiting for instructions.... British Government seems to be isolated in this....hundreds of letters from the British public.."




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVA2N09XKCDC49H4AF9ZDOJHK7DA
    Media URN:
    VLVA2N09XKCDC49H4AF9ZDOJHK7DA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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