• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES FORMALLY APOLOGISED TO THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR AN INCIDENT IN WHICH YOUNG ZIONIST SYMPATHIZERS INVADED THE SYRIAN DELEGATION HEADQUARTERS.

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    THE UNITED STATES FORMALLY APOLOGISED TO THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR AN INCIDENT IN WHICH YOUNG ZIONIST SYMPATHIZERS INVADED THE SYRIAN DELEGATION HEADQUARTERS. MR. ARTHUR J. GOLDBERG, THE CHIEF U.S. DELEGATE, SAID THE GROUP OF ABOUT 25 PERSONS WERE ARRESTED ON A COMPLAINT MADE BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND SIGNED BY HIMSELF.

    THE INCIDENT,,WHICH OCCURRED WHILE THE SECURITY COUNCIL WAS ENGAGED IN A PROLONGED PROCEDURAL DEBATE ON HOW TO DEAL WITH AN ISRAELI COMPLAINT OVER "ACTS OF AGGRESSION" FROM SYRIA, WAS REPORTED TO THE WORLD BODY BY DR. MUHAMMAD EL-FARRA OF JORDAN, THE ONLY ARAB COUNCIL MEMBER. MR. GOLDBERG SAID THE INTRUDERS HAD BEEN ARRESTED AND WOULD BE PROSECUTED. HE ADDED: "I PROFOUNDLY REGRET AND APOLOGIST TO THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FOR THIS HIGHLY REGRETTABLE INCIDENT".

    THE ZIONISTS, MEMBERS OF AN 'ORGANISATION KNOWN AS BRITH TRUMPELDOR, SAID THEY INTENDED TO HOLD A PRAYER VIGIL "TO PROTEST RECENT MURDEROUS ACTS OF SABOTAGE BY SYRIAN-BASED AND SUPPLIED INFILTRATORS." THE DEMONSTRATORS ENTERED THE OFFICES OF THE SYRIAN DELEGATION ON THE 25TH FLOOR OF THE HARCOURT, BRACE AND WORLD BUILDING. A MANHATTAN PUBLISHING HOUSE WHERE SEVERAL OTHER DELEGATIONS HAVE THEIR OFFICES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA5SCEKTJUJ4CUCXR2790DEYOT
    Media URN:
    VLVAA5SCEKTJUJ4CUCXR2790DEYOT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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