• Short Summary

    THE ISRAELI ARMY COMMANDER IN CHIEF, GENERAL HAIM BARLEV, TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE IN TEL AVIV YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THAT ISRAELI TROOPS HAD OCCUPIED THE JORDANIAN VILLAGE OF KARAMEH BELIEVING IT TO BE THE MAIN CENTRE OF RECENT SABOTAGE OPERATIONS AGAINST ISRAEL.

  • Description

    1.
    GV GENERAL BARLEV WALKS INTO VIEW
    0.12

    2.
    GV GENERAL BARLEV SPEAKING
    1.10


    TRANSCRIPT BARLEV (SEQ. 2):



    THE JORDANIAN AUTHORITIES DID NOT TAKE ANY EFFECTIVE STEPS IN SPITE OF THE FAMOUS SPEECH BY PROMINENT JORDANIAN STATESMEN SO WE HAD TO TAKE SOME EFFECTIVE STEPS OURSELVES. AND THE PURPOSE OF THESE OPERATIONS TODAY WAS TO DESTROY THESE SORTS OF BASES. THIS WAS NOT A REPRISAL, THIS WAS NOT A RETALIATIVE TYPE OF OPERATION. THIS WAS AN OPERATION THAT HAD A CLEAR AND WELL DEFINED OBJECT VE.




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    Background: THE ISRAELI ARMY COMMANDER IN CHIEF, GENERAL HAIM BARLEV, TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE IN TEL AVIV YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THAT ISRAELI TROOPS HAD OCCUPIED THE JORDANIAN VILLAGE OF KARAMEH BELIEVING IT TO BE THE MAIN CENTRE OF RECENT SABOTAGE OPERATIONS AGAINST ISRAEL.

    GENERAL BARLEV SAID THE JORDANIAN FORCES HAS ATTEMPTED TO INTERFERE WITH THE OBJECTIVES OF THE ISRAELI ACTION, AND THEIR POSITIONS HAD BEEN ATTACKED.

    THE GENERAL CLAIMED THAT A NUMBER OF SABOTEURS HAD BEEN KILLED. ISRAELI CASUALTIES IN THE OPERATION WERE ELEVEN DEAD AND FIFTY WOUNDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA9GIERJSN2V6URYWUHVM0MHJZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9GIERJSN2V6URYWUHVM0MHJZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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