• Short Summary

    A GENERAL ELECTION, CALLED AS A RESULT OF THE CRISIS FOLLOWING RUSSIA'S DEMAND FOR MILITARY TALKS TO PARRY "THE THREAT OF AN ATTACK FROM WEST GERMANY" WAS BEING HELD IN NEUTRAL FINLAND FEB 5-6 ALTHOUGH SOVIET PREMIER MR.

  • Description

    A GENERAL ELECTION, CALLED AS A RESULT OF THE CRISIS FOLLOWING RUSSIA'S DEMAND FOR MILITARY TALKS TO PARRY "THE THREAT OF AN ATTACK FROM WEST GERMANY" WAS BEING HELD IN NEUTRAL FINLAND FEB 5-6 ALTHOUGH SOVIET PREMIER MR. KHRUSCHEV HAS NOW AGREED TO LEAVE THE TALKS IN ABEYANCE.

    THE ELECTION - TO CALL A NEW PARLIAMENT - FOLLOWS LAST MONTH'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, ALSO A RESULT OF THE SOVIET NOTE LAST DECEMBER FOR MILITARY TALKS.

    FOR THE GOOD OF FINLAND, MOST FORECASTERS HOPED FOR A COALITION TO END THE ONE-SIDED AGRARIAN RULE. UNLIKE PREVIOUS ELECTION CAMPAIGNS, THIS ONE WAS LESS VIRULENT BETWEEN PARTIES, EACH OF WHICH MADE FINAL APPEALS TO THE NATION OVER RADIO AND TELEVISION, FEB 2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA53E5W1VJOPMXP3ULW5YI5GD7
    Media URN:
    VLVA53E5W1VJOPMXP3ULW5YI5GD7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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