• Short Summary

    EGYPT HAS TOLD UNITED NATIONS REPRESENTATIVES NOW IN CAIRO THAT HALF A MILLION EGYPTIANS HAVE HAD TO BE EVACUATED FROM THE SUEZ CANAL AREA SINCE THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAR IN JUNE 1967.

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    EGYPT HAS TOLD UNITED NATIONS REPRESENTATIVES NOW IN CAIRO THAT HALF A MILLION EGYPTIANS HAVE HAD TO BE EVACUATED FROM THE SUEZ CANAL AREA SINCE THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAR IN JUNE 1967.

    THE CLAIM WAS MADE BY THE EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, MAHMOUD RIAD, AT A MEETING WITH A UNITED NATIONS INVESTIGATING TEAM. HE ACCUSED THE ISRAELIS OF TERRORIST POLICIES INT HE GAZA STRIP, WHICH WAS ADMINISTERED BY EGYPT BEFORE THE WAR.

    THE UNITED NATIONS TEAM IS INVESTIGATING ALLEGATIONS OF VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY ISRAEL IN OCCUPIED ARAB TERRITORIES. THE TEAM TOOK EVIDENCE IN BEIRUT, DAMASCUS AND AMMAN BEFORE FLYING TO CAIRO YESTERDAY.

    AN ISRAELI FOREIGN OFFICE SPOKESMAN SAID THAT MR RIAD TOLD THE UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ISRAEL WAS CARRYING OUT A DELIBERATE POLICY OF TRYING TO OBTAIN ARAB LAND AFTER PRIVING PEOPLE OFF BY TERRORIST TACTICS.

    THE UN COMMISSION WILL TAKE STATEMENTS FROM EGYPTIAN REFUGEES IN CAIRO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9BCSBC9K8U85I98O9MALZF4AF
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BCSBC9K8U85I98O9MALZF4AF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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