• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF EGYPT PLEDGED BEFORE A CHEERING CROWD OF THOUSANDS YESTERDAY (3 MARCH) TO LIBERATE ALL ARAB AREAS OCCUPIED BY ISRAEL IN THE JUNE WAR OF LAST YEAR. "BEFORE GOD WE SWEAR WE SHALL FREE EVERY INCH OF THIS LAND," SAID THE PRESIDENT, SPEAKING AT A WORKERS' RALLY AT HELWAN, NEAR CAIRO - A FACTORY TOWN THAT LAST WEEKEND WAS THE SCENE OF DEMONSTRATIONS CRITICISING THE ALLEGED LENIENCY OF SENTENCES PASSED ON DEFEATED AIR FORCE COMMANDERS.

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    PRESIDENT NASSER OF EGYPT PLEDGED BEFORE A CHEERING CROWD OF THOUSANDS YESTERDAY (3 MARCH) TO LIBERATE ALL ARAB AREAS OCCUPIED BY ISRAEL IN THE JUNE WAR OF LAST YEAR. "BEFORE GOD WE SWEAR WE SHALL FREE EVERY INCH OF THIS LAND," SAID THE PRESIDENT, SPEAKING AT A WORKERS' RALLY AT HELWAN, NEAR CAIRO - A FACTORY TOWN THAT LAST WEEKEND WAS THE SCENE OF DEMONSTRATIONS CRITICISING THE ALLEGED LENIENCY OF SENTENCES PASSED ON DEFEATED AIR FORCE COMMANDERS.

    IN A SPEECH THAT WAS BROADCAST THROUGHOUT EGYPT, PRESIDENT NASSER SWORE TO LIBERATE JORDAN'S WEST BANK, SYRIA'S GOLAN HEIGHTS, AND THE SINAI PENINSULA, FOOT BY FOOT AND REGARDLESS OF COST. HE WARNED THAT DECREES BY ISRAEL LAST WEEK EASING TRAVEL BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE OCCUPIED AREAS WOULD COST HER MUCH, PROVIDING THE ARABS WITH A NEW INCENTIVE.

    THE PRESIDENT ALSO GAVE WARNING THAT THERE WAS REACTIONARY ELEMENT IN EGYPT WAITING TO SEIZE POWER. HE ACCUSED SUCH FORCES OF EXPLOITING THE DEMONSTRATIONS LAST WEEKEND, DURING WHICH ONE PERSON DIED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA96H19V7QJ7TQF2JXDMS7UDL43
    Media URN:
    VLVA96H19V7QJ7TQF2JXDMS7UDL43
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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