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    INTRODUCTION Pakistan's ambassador to Spain, Air Marshal Abdur Rahim Khan resigned on Wednesday (13 April) in protest against what he called the oppressive and dictatorial regime in his country.

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    INTRODUCTION Pakistan's ambassador to Spain, Air Marshal Abdur Rahim Khan resigned on Wednesday (13 April) in protest against what he called the oppressive and dictatorial regime in his country. In a telegram to Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the former Air Force chief said he could not sit by and see the country being dragged into civil war.

    SYNOPSIS: The 51-year-old ambassador, who was chief of the Pakistani Air Force for three years until he was sent to Spain in 1972, also accused Mr Bhutto of rigging the general elections in his country last month.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA95S4ECCF0J3RP43QR7XDAFMK2
    Media URN:
    VLVA95S4ECCF0J3RP43QR7XDAFMK2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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