• Short Summary

    SOME 500 DELEGATES FROM 70 INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS ARE ATTENDING THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SUPPORT OF ARAB PEOPLES, WHICH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC FORMALLY OPENED IN CAIRO TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    SOME 500 DELEGATES FROM 70 INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS ARE ATTENDING THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SUPPORT OF ARAB PEOPLES, WHICH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC FORMALLY OPENED IN CAIRO TODAY (SATURDAY). PRESIDENT NASSER URGED THE DELEGATES TO TELL THE WORLD THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, WHICH HE SAID WAS THE SUBJECT OF A "CONSPIRACY OF DISTORTION".

    THE FIRST CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN NEW DELHI IN 1967, AND THE FORMER INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. KRISHNA MENON, IS AMONG THE DELEGATES TO THE 2ND CONFERENCE. THE U.A.R. DELEGATION IS LED BY MR. EL SAYED ANWAR EL SADATE, THE CONFERENCE IS BEING HELD AT THE CAIRO HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARAB SOCIALIST UNION.

    IN A 10 MINUTE SPEECH, PRESIDENT NASSER SAID HE HOPED THE CONFERENCE WOULD SHED LIGHT ON THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS. HE CLAIMED THAT IMPERIALISTS WERE ATTEMPTING TO DOMINATE THE MIDDLE EAST, WHICH WAS ONE OF THE MOST STRATEGICALLY IMPORTANT AREAS IN THE WORLD. ISRAEL, HE SAID, HAD BEEN THE AGGRESSOR IN THE MIDDLE EAST BUT WAS NOT POSING AS A VICTIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SD6N0I3IC73EB1FURL0TF4UC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SD6N0I3IC73EB1FURL0TF4UC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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