• Short Summary

    The Commander of the United Nations forces in the Middle East is retiring. Major General?

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    The Commander of the United Nations forces in the Middle East is retiring. Major General Ensio Silasvuo was farewelled in a ceremony in Tel Aviv.

    SYNOPSIS: Major General Silasvuo retires at the end of the month. He was given a farewell dinner on Thursday (27 December) at an airbase just outside of Tel Aviv. The dinner was hosted by Israeli Chief of Staff Rapheal Eitan. In a farewell speech the Major General said he would never forget the first steps towards peace in the middle-east.

    And to commemorate his middle-east service Major General takes with him a plaque presented on behalf of t he Israeli Defence forces.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAARO5PXBZ2JK6IEJDU0R87XIJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAARO5PXBZ2JK6IEJDU0R87XIJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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