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    AS THE GUNFIRE BETWEEN EGYPTIAN AND ISRAELI FORCES DIED DOWN ALONG THE SUEZ CANAL, THE CHIEF UNITED NATIONS CEASEFIRE OBSERVER GENERAL ODD BULL, FLEW IN TO CAIRO TO DISCUSS THE SITUATION WITH EGYPTIAN FOREIGN UNDER-SECRETARY MR.

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    U.A.R. FOREIGN MINISTRY BUILDING AT GIZAH: GOHAR AND ODD BULL MEETING.




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    Background: AS THE GUNFIRE BETWEEN EGYPTIAN AND ISRAELI FORCES DIED DOWN ALONG THE SUEZ CANAL, THE CHIEF UNITED NATIONS CEASEFIRE OBSERVER GENERAL ODD BULL, FLEW IN TO CAIRO TO DISCUSS THE SITUATION WITH EGYPTIAN FOREIGN UNDER-SECRETARY MR. SALAL GOHAR.

    EGYPT'S SEVEN HOUR POUNDING OF ISRAELI FORTIFICATION ON WEDNESDAY BOUGHT GENERAL BULL IMMEDIATELY TO CAIRO. HE IS CONCERNED FOR THE SAFETY OF U.N. MILITARY OBSERVERS ALONG THE CANAL IN THE PRESENT UNSTABLE SITUATION. SECRETARY GENERAL U. THANT HAS DESCRIBED THE MIDDLE EAST AS IN STATE OF "VIRTUAL WAR."
    AFTER HIS TALKS WITH MR. GOHAR, GENERAL BULL INSPECTED VULNERABLE U.N. OBSERVATION POSTS ALONG THE SUEZ CANAL'S EAST BANK. MR. GOHAR SAID EGYPT WOULD TAKE WHATEVER MEASURES NECESSARY TO PROTECT THE OBSERVERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB534HLYFUYV5N71FEWX0N13I
    Media URN:
    VLVAB534HLYFUYV5N71FEWX0N13I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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