• Short Summary

    President Anwar Sadat, clearly disappointed in the pace of American peace moves, called for prompt action by the Big Four powers and the United Nations Security Council to settle the Middle East crisis, in a broadcast speech to the nation on Thursday (16 September) night.

  • Description

    President Anwar Sadat, clearly disappointed in the pace of American peace moves, called for prompt action by the Big Four powers and the United Nations Security Council to settle the Middle East crisis, in a broadcast speech to the nation on Thursday (16 September) night.

    The President told the Egyptian nation that they had waited long enough to get the Israelis out of Sinai. Now, he said, it was time for action.he said he was ready to sacrifice one million people to liberate the Arab Republic of Egypt's territory if necessary. Then, he added "The United States should tell its friends in Israel that if this situation comes about they must be ready to lose a million people too."

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHGSMLQ3CAYLMMAR1C21BCKET
    Media URN:
    VLVABHGSMLQ3CAYLMMAR1C21BCKET
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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