• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES SEEMS DETERMINED TO CONTINUE U2 RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS OVER CUBA. LAST MONTH (21?

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES SEEMS DETERMINED TO CONTINUE U2 RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS OVER CUBA. LAST MONTH (21 APRIL) THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCED THAT THE FLIGHTS WERE NECESSARY IN ORDER TO MAKE SURE NO SECOND ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO INTRODUCE BALLISTIC MISSILES INTO CUBA. FOLLOWING THIS STATEMENT, CUBA CALLED ON U THANT TO ACT TO SOLVE THE 'THREATENING SITUATION' OVER THE FLIGHTS.

    LATEST MOVE IN THIS CURRENT PHASE OF THE DISPUTE CAME LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY), WHEN RUSSIA CALLED ON U THANT TO INTERCEDE WITH THE UNITED STATES IN AN EFFORT TO END THE FLIGHTS. A UNITED NATIONS SPOKESMAN SAID THE SECRETARY-GENERAL HAD THE MATTER 'UNDER CONSIDERATION.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9M4GM386K32XP1UVNI97AAEC3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9M4GM386K32XP1UVNI97AAEC3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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