• Short Summary

    The United Nations yesterday (Tuesday) suspended its Middle East debate for 24 hours to seek agreement on a formula for extending the Israel-Egypt ceasefire, which is due to end on Thursday (November 5).

  • Description

    The United Nations yesterday (Tuesday) suspended its Middle East debate for 24 hours to seek agreement on a formula for extending the Israel-Egypt ceasefire, which is due to end on Thursday (November 5). One of the last speakers in the debate was Nigeria's Permanent Representatives to the United Nations, Mr Edwin Ogebe Ogbu.

    In his proposal, which included a revised version of the Afro-Asian draft, Mr Ogbu appealed to the parties to observe the cease-fire for a period of three months in order to facilitate the task of the special representatives of the U.N. Secretary-General in the Middle East, Dr. Gunnar Jarring.

    He also urged the General Assembly to reaffirm "that the establishment of peace requires the respect for and the acknowledgement of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of every state in the area."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3QHTI003MZKZ9S58W8LVYQ62D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QHTI003MZKZ9S58W8LVYQ62D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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