• Short Summary

    President Sadat has said that he holds the Palestine Liberation Organisation responsible for the killing of Mr Youssef Sibai, the prominent Egyptian journalist in Nicosia last month.

  • Description

    President Sadat has said that he holds the Palestine Liberation Organisation responsible for the killing of Mr Youssef Sibai, the prominent Egyptian journalist in Nicosia last month. It was the assassination of Mr Sibai which led to the gun battle at Larnaca Airport in which 15 Egyptian commandos died. In spite of President Sadat's allegations, the PLO has consistently maintained that the two gunmen responsible for the assassination were not acting under PLO instructions.

    SYNOPSIS: President Sadat met Vice-President Hosny Mubarak and other ministers at Port Said on Wednesday. Later he said although the Government had withdrawn special privileges accorded to Palestinians living in Egypt, he would not break with the PLO itself.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA3750IHDV7YBKTUNPZ5N1J8PJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3750IHDV7YBKTUNPZ5N1J8PJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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