• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO, IS IN EGYPT ON A FOUR-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT.?

  • Description

    THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER, MARSHAL ANDREI GRECHKO, IS IN EGYPT ON A FOUR-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT. MARSHAL GRECHKO CAME TO EGYPT AT THE INVITATION OF THE MINISTER FOR WAR, GENERAL MOHAMMED FAWZY, WHO MET HIM AT CAIRO AIRPORT YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    THE SOVIET DEFENCE MINISTER CAME TO EGYPT AFTER FIVE DAY OFFICIAL VISITS TO SYRIA AND IRAQ. IN SYRIA, HE HAD TALKS WITH GOVERNMENT LEADERS WHILE IN IRAQ HE IS UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE PROMISED TO RE-EQUIP THE AIRFORCE WITH MIG FIGHTERS. DURING ONE SPEECH HE SAID THE SOVIET UNION WOULD HELP THE ARAB STATES AND BACK THEM IN WHAT HE CALLED "THE ARABS BATTLE AGAINST IMPERIALISM AND ITS PUPPET ISRAEL".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6LAJCABZRUXCVY321AYR3E1NL
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LAJCABZRUXCVY321AYR3E1NL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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