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    UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL WALDHEIM SAID MONDAY HE HAD RECEIVED INFORMATION THAT U.S. BOMBING HAD?

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    WALDHEIM SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN AT PRESSER AT THE UNITED NATIONS, SAYING HE WAS DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT INFORMATION AND APPEALED FOR AN IMMEDIATE HALT- HE REFUSED TO SAY WHERE HE HAD RECEIVED THE INFORMATION FROM- THAT HE HAD BEEN ASSURED BY U.S. XM THAT DIKES WERE NOT A TARGET, BUT COULD NOT SAY WHETHER BOMBING WAS INTENTIONAL OR NOT- THAT EXPLOSIONS HAD CAUSED CRACKS WHICH COULD WEAKEN BARRIERS ENOUGH SO THEY COLLAPSED THAT +IT WILL MEAN ENORMOUS DISASTER IF THEY DO+ APPEALS FOR END TO THIS KIND OF BOMBING. WALDHEIM ALSO COMMENTED ON BIG POWER DENTE IN EUROPE BUT WISHED DETENTENTE WOULD EXTENT TO REGIONAL CONFLICTS(CYPRUS, VIETNAM, ETC.), ALSO ADD SOME REMARKS ON THE MIDWEST(BUT WIRES HAD NOT CARRIED FULL REMARKS OF PRESSER AT TIME OF WRITING.)




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    Background: UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL WALDHEIM SAID MONDAY HE HAD RECEIVED INFORMATION THAT U.S. BOMBING HAD DAMAGED DIKE IN NORTH VIETNAM BOTH BY DIRECT HITS AND NEARBY EXPLOSIONS. (REMARKS ON BOMBING PROBABLY RUN ABOUT TWO MINUTE OR SO.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7DJJPBXVLRD8LN1CXYALUO33H
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DJJPBXVLRD8LN1CXYALUO33H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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