• Short Summary

    The Somali charge d'affaires in Kenya, Mr. Dahir Hussein Dirir, claimed on Friday (20 January)?

  • Description

    The Somali charge d'affaires in Kenya, Mr. Dahir Hussein Dirir, claimed on Friday (20 January) that there were about 20,000 Soviet, Cuban and Warsaw Pact troops supporting Ethiopia in its wars against Somali-backed forces and Eritrean sec???ssionists. He also claimed the Ethiopian Head of State, Lieutenant Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam, was being prevented by the Russians and Cubans from saying whether he wanted peace or not.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Dahir Hussein Dirir made the allegations at press conference in Nairobi.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9CUGWRW3U35S9DHZQ0DUT12AU
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CUGWRW3U35S9DHZQ0DUT12AU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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