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    UK SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR, MR.JOHN PROFUMO, INSPECTED BRITISH PARATROOPS AT A CEREMONY OF?

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    UK SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR, MR.JOHN PROFUMO, INSPECTED BRITISH PARATROOPS AT A CEREMONY OF MEDAL AWARDS IN BAHRAIN, JAN 9, DURING A TOUR OF MID-EAST SERVICE BASES.

    DURING HIS ONE-DAY VISIT TO BAHRAIN, HE GAVE ASSURANCE THAT BRITAIN WOULD SEND TROOPS INTO KUWAIT - FOURTH LARGEST OIL PRODUCING STATE IN THE WORLD - ONLY AT THE PERSONAL REQUEST OF THE RULER OF THE SHEIKKDOM."OUR AGREEMENT WITH THE KUWAIT RULER REQUIRES US TO BE AT HAND", HE SAID.

    BRITAIN TOOK "PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES", INCLUDING THE MOVEMENT OF SHIPS AND TROOPS, AT THE END OF LAST MONTH AFTER IRAQ'S CLAIM TO KUWAIT, 300 MILES UP THE PERSIAN GULF FROM BAHRAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASNSD3ZZ1TLSCHG7OULZZF0PY
    Media URN:
    VLVAASNSD3ZZ1TLSCHG7OULZZF0PY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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