Saudi Arabian Ambassador Jamil Baroody, complained to the United Nations on Thursday (21 October), about the attack on the Soviet U.
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TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 2: MR BAROODY: "We cannot go on like this, in this city of New York, expressing our views candidly about momentous issues, without being beset by fears, that we may be punished by this political faction or other. Since 1950, shells, egg shells filled with nitric acid, was thrown at my car, and fortunately the chauffeur's suit was only damaged. It could have blinded the chauffeur. I protested at that time, but then we kept quiet because successive mayors told us, through their emissaries and through the mission of the United States at the United Nations, that drastic measures would be taken to protect us. The mayor is responsible. In order to get votes, he done the (indistinct) and goes to the synagogue. I think he is a Christian, isn't he? I don't know what denomination. And acts like a rabbi in order to please the Zionists and get their votes. And not only the mayor. One day he is a Republican, the next day he is a Democrat. The third day he's nothing. Sychophant, what is it? A sychophant, it is hard for me to state this, but is the mayor alone in that? No sir, I submit you are living here in New York City and this city is the biggest city in New York State. The governor, Rockefeller, with his millions, puts on a (indistinct) and goes to the synagogue."
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Background: Saudi Arabian Ambassador Jamil Baroody, complained to the United Nations on Thursday (21 October), about the attack on the Soviet U.N. Mission. Gunmen fired four bullets into an apartment of the Soviet Mission on Wednesday night. Mr. Baroody placed responsibility for the attack with the Mayor of New York, John Lindsay.