• Short Summary

    MR. WILLIAM SCRANTON, THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENT-ELECT RICHARD NIXON'S SPECIAL ENVOY IS TODAY (FRIDAY) IN?

  • Description

    MR. WILLIAM SCRANTON, THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENT-ELECT RICHARD NIXON'S SPECIAL ENVOY IS TODAY (FRIDAY) IN BEIRUT AFTER TALKS WITH THE SHAH OF IRAN IN TEHERAN. THE FORMER GOVERNOR OF PENNSYLVANIA IS CONTINUING HIS FACT-FINDING MISSION TO SIX MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES.

    THE SHAN RECEIVED MR. SCRANTON IN AUDIENCE FOR TWO AND A HALF HOURS. LATER, MR. SCRANTON TOLD AN AIRPORT PRESS CONFERENCE THAT HIS DISCUSSION HAD BEEN "ENJOYABLE, FRANK AND USEFUL". IT HAD COVERED MANY WORLD PROBLEMS INCLUDING THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION AND DEFENCE OF THE PERSIAN GULF.

    IRANO-AMERICAN RELATIONS AND IRAN'S RECENTLY EXPANDED TRADE AND ECONOMIC TIES WITH THE EASTERN BLOC WERE ALSO REVIEWED WITH IRAN'S MILITARY REQUIREMENTS AND HER ARMS PURCHASES.

    MR. SCRANTON WILL RETURN TO NEW YORK ON DECEMBER 11 AFTER VISITS TO EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA, JORDAN AND ISRAEL ENDING HIS NINE-DAY TOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAATTIRTZ28V8FHA3XZZ3VHCEI3
    Media URN:
    VLVAATTIRTZ28V8FHA3XZZ3VHCEI3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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