• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE LATEST OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS IN THE NINE-DAY VISIT TO EGYPT OF THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    ONE OF THE LATEST OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS IN THE NINE-DAY VISIT TO EGYPT OF THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR. KOSYGIN, WAS AN ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC IN CAIRO. HE WENT THERE WITH PRESIDENT NASSER YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THE DAY BEFORE HE FLEW BACK TO MOSCOW.

    THE SOVIET LEADER TOLD THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DELEGATES THAT RUSSIA SUPPORTED PRESIDENT NASSER'S POSITION ON THE YEMEN, WHERE REPUBLICAN FORCES BACKED BY EGYPT HAVE BEEN FIGHTING ROYALIST FORCES SUPPORTED BY SAUDI ARABIA.

    MR. KOSYGIN'S SPEECH TO THE APPLAUDING DELEGATES CAME AFTER PRESIDENT NASSER TOLD THEM THAT THE U.A.R. WOULD ATTACK BASES IN SAUDI ARABIA IF THEY WERE USED AGAINST THE YEMEN.

    MR. KOSYGIN ALSO SAID THE SOVIET UNION RESPECTED EGYPTIAN EFFORTS TO BRIDGE GAPS BETWEEN AFRICAN NATIONS AND END FOREIGN DOMINATION. HE SAID THE PALESTINE PROBLEM MUST BE SETTLED FAIRLY AND ADDED THAT THE SOVIET UNION STOOD FOR THE RESTORATION OF WHAT HE CALLED THE USURPED RIGHTS OF THE PEOPLE OF PALESTINE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CWUO7RLLUYW1BEOBDXFEF90E
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CWUO7RLLUYW1BEOBDXFEF90E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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