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    Israeli Prime Minister Mrs. Golda Meir addressed a luncheon of the Foreign Press Association in?

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    1.
    GV King David Hotel
    0.06

    2.
    SV INTERIOR - Newsmen and officials at news conference (5 shots)
    0.19

    3.
    SCU Mrs. Meir speaking
    1.49


    Mrs. Meir: "I do not believe that there will be an adverse effect on Israel because I think I understand the policy of the United states as far as the Middle East is concerned. I've had the privilege of meeting with the President several times since I have been in office. We have had no basic difference of opinion whatsoever as far as foreign policies are concerned. I have no doubt whatsoever as to the President's real desire for peace. I have no doubt also that the President has reason to be satisfied with his policy that a strong Israel was the best guarantee for a prolonged ceasefire, and I have no signs whatsoever that the President of the United States intends to change his policy towards the Middle East because of the visit by Mr. Brazhnev. I would like to hope that Mr. Brezhnev's policy will change towards the Middle East".




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Israeli Prime Minister Mrs. Golda Meir addressed a luncheon of the Foreign Press Association in Jerusalem on Tuesday (22 May), and said that israel was willing to accept the good offices of the United Nations in the Middle East crisis, provided it limited itself to bringing the parties together for negotiations.

    Mrs. Meir said however, that so far, United Nations efforts in this sphere had been disappointing.

    The Israeli leader also said that she wasn't worried about the forthcoming meeting between United States President Richard Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. She said she felt it would in no way change Mr. Nixon's basic policies towards Israel.

    A section of Mrs. Meir's address at the luncheon is included in this film report. A transcript of that speech appears below.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA56KK0BV4MRPGLFI8SZ3HRL9HJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA56KK0BV4MRPGLFI8SZ3HRL9HJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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