• Short Summary

    In the Canadian parliament on Thursday (9 February), the Canadian Minister for External Affairs, Mr.?

  • Description

    In the Canadian parliament on Thursday (9 February), the Canadian Minister for External Affairs, Mr. Donald Jamieson, announced that Canada was expelling 11 Soviet diplomats for spying. He also said that two other Russians who had already left the country would not be allowed to return. The 13 Soviet diplomats are said to have taken part in an elaborate spy plot involving a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The Mountie was given over 30,000 Canadian dollars in return for what Soviets thought was secret information. Instead it was huge material supplied by his superiors to trap the spy ring. With a report on the affair, here's Mark Phillips of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5SXWWMDL916IKK8Q98YRMF017
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SXWWMDL916IKK8Q98YRMF017
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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