• Short Summary

    President Anwar Sadat said in a speech to the nation from Cairo on Thursday (13 Jan), that he called off an offensive against Israel at the last minute in December, because of the outbreak of the India-Pakistan war.

  • Description

    President Anwar Sadat said in a speech to the nation from Cairo on Thursday (13 Jan), that he called off an offensive against Israel at the last minute in December, because of the outbreak of the India-Pakistan war.

    He had delayed the planned operation to cross the Suez Canal he said, because world attention was now focused on an area where Egypt's main ally, the Soviet Union, had commitments.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5EB32VFLJ48BBPBGF29AL36JD
    Media URN:
    VLVA5EB32VFLJ48BBPBGF29AL36JD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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