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    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R. YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ATTACKED WEST GERMANY OVER THE SUPPLY OF ARMS?

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    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R. YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ATTACKED WEST GERMANY OVER THE SUPPLY OF ARMS TO ISRAEL. AND TODAY AN EMERGENCY MEETING OF ARAB REPRESENTATIVES IS BEING HELD TO DEBATE WEST GERMANY'S DECISION TO ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL.

    ADDRESSING A MASS RALLY IN THE GROUNDS OF ASSIUT UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT NASSER SAID THAT WEST GERMANY HAD SMILED AT EGYPT AND OFFERED LOANS BUT SHE HAD ALSO "STABBED US WITH A DAGGER BY SUPPLYING ARMS TO ISRAEL". THE DELIVERY OF ARMS HAD BEEN STOPPED BUT IMPERIALISM HAD NOT BEEN SILENCED, IMPERIALISM WOULD CONTINUE TO SUPPLY ARMS.

    THE PRESIDENT SAID THAT FOLLOWING THE VISIT TO CAIRO OF THE EAST GERMAN LEADER, HERR ULBRICHT, THE WEST GERMANS HAD CLAIMED THAT EGYPT'S POLICY WAS PAVING THE WAY FOR COMMUNISM - "I HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH BRAZENNESS IN MY LIFE" HE TOLD WILDLY CHEERING AUDIENCE. IT WAS WEST GERMANY WHICH WAS THE BIGGEST OF IMPERIALISTS.

    IN HIS SPEECH, WHICH WAS PART OF THIS CAMPAIGN FOR RE-ELECTION AS PRESIDENT, HE SPOKE OF ARAB UNITY BEING THE WAY TO "THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE". HE REFUSED TO SAY WHAT HIS REACTION TO BONN'S DECISION TO SEEK DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL WOULD BE, PENDING TODAY'S EMERGENCY MEETING OF REPRESENTATIVES OF ARAB KINGS AND HEADS OF STATE. - EGYPT WOULD NOT PLAY GERMANY'S GAME OF "PLAYING US AGAINST ARAB STATES".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6KITPC0SOJDWTR6VR3R0PLVUF
    Media URN:
    VLVA6KITPC0SOJDWTR6VR3R0PLVUF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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