• Short Summary

    Ethiopia has threatened to carry the Horn of Africa war across Somalia's frontier, if Somali support for guerrillas in the Ogaden Desert, leads to what they term as "further provocation".

  • Description

    Ethiopia has threatened to carry the Horn of Africa war across Somalia's frontier, if Somali support for guerrillas in the Ogaden Desert, leads to what they term as "further provocation". In Nairobi, the Ethiopian ambassador to Kenya, Mr Mengiste Desta, said on Friday (14 April) that should Ethiopia be attacked again it would strike back across the Somali border. Mr Desta said there was no earthly or heavenly law that Somalia's border should sacrosanct and Ethiopia's not.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr Desta read his statement to newsmen at the Ethiopian embassy in Nairobi.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4CKRH4TU6RRW9A3FJ8FSMA119
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CKRH4TU6RRW9A3FJ8FSMA119
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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