• Short Summary

    PALESTINE GUERILLA LEADER YASSER ARAFAT SAID IN AMMAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THAT FEDAYEEN UNIFIED COMMAND WAS URGENTLY REVIEWING THE POLICY OF ATTACKING AIRCRAFT ABROAD AS PART OF ITS COMMANDO CAMPAIGN AGAINST ISRAEL.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN NEWS CONFERENCE
    0.08

    2.
    SCU ARAFAT SPEAKING
    1.49


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 2: ARAFAT: (ARABIC SOF)



    TRANSLATOR: "WE HAVE ALREADY DECLARED THAT THE P.L.O. HAS NEVER EXPERIENCED SUCH ACTIVITIES.



    NEWSMEN: I DON'T GET THIS WOULD YOU REPEAT THAT PLEASE... WE DECLARED....



    TRANSLATOR: WE HAVE ALREADY DECLARED THAT THE P.L.O. IS NOT AND HAS NEVER EXPERIENCED SUCH ACTIVITIES.



    ARAFAT: (ARABIC SOF)



    TRANSLATOR: THE PALESTINE REVOLUTION POLICY IS AGAINST ENDANGERING ALL THE CIVILIANS WHERE EVER THEY ARE.



    ARAFAT: (ARABIC SOF)



    TRANSLATOR: I WISH TO NOTE THAT WE HAVE NO CONNECTION WITH THE LAST EVENTS.



    ARAFAT: AND WE HAVE DENIED IT.



    TRANSLATOR: AND WE HAVE DENIED IT."




    Initials RJ/VS/PW/SGM


    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM SUPPLEMENTS OUR PRODUCTION NUMBER 1700 SILENT COVERAGE OF NEWS CONFERENCE.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PALESTINE GUERILLA LEADER YASSER ARAFAT SAID IN AMMAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THAT FEDAYEEN UNIFIED COMMAND WAS URGENTLY REVIEWING THE POLICY OF ATTACKING AIRCRAFT ABROAD AS PART OF ITS COMMANDO CAMPAIGN AGAINST ISRAEL. MR ARAFAT WAS SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN AT A SPECIALLY CALLED CONFERENCE IN THE LAWYERS' UNION BUILDING, AMMAN.

    MR ARAFAT COUPLED HIS STATEMENT WITH ANOTHER DENIAL THAT THE COMMANDOS WERE CONNECTED WITH THE BLOWING UP OF THE SWISSAIR PLANE WHICH CRASHED ON A FLIGHT TO TEL AVIV ON SATURDAY KILLING 47 PEOPLE ABOARD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MK2NXHZGPOW4E2YUZ9Y7XC6I
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MK2NXHZGPOW4E2YUZ9Y7XC6I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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