• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES DECISION TO DEPLOY AN ANTI-BALLISTIC DEFENCE MISSILE SYSTEM AGAINST A POTENTIAL MISSILE THREAT FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA DOES NOT VIOLATE ANY NATO AGREEMENT, AMERICAN DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR ROBERT McNAMARA DECLARED IN ANKARA, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

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    THE UNITED STATES DECISION TO DEPLOY AN ANTI-BALLISTIC DEFENCE MISSILE SYSTEM AGAINST A POTENTIAL MISSILE THREAT FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA DOES NOT VIOLATE ANY NATO AGREEMENT, AMERICAN DEFENCE SECRETARY, MR ROBERT McNAMARA DECLARED IN ANKARA, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    HIS NEW ASSURANCE CAME IN AN ADDRESS AT A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE OF THE 18-NATION ALLIANCE SEVEN-MAN NUCLEAR PLANNING GROUP--AND FOLLOWS CRITICISM OF THE A.B.M. PLAN IN SEVERAL NATO COUNTRIES.

    DEFENCE OF THE WEST AGAINST COMMUNIST BALLISTIC MISSILES IS THE MAIN THEME OF THE CONFERENCE.

    MR McNAMARA ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THE AMERICAN DECISION TO DEPLOY THE NEW 5,000 MILLION DOLLAR (GBP1,800 MILLION STERLING) MISSILE SYSTEM.

    WHEN MR. McNAMARA ARRIVED IN ANKARA BY AIR FROM WASHINGTON YESTERDAY HE TOLD JOURNALISTS THAT THE PLANNING GROUP HAD BEEN GIVEN DETAILS OF THE AMERICAN PLAN FIVE MONTHS AGO. NO NATO COUNTRY HAD OBJECTED TO IT.

    ALTHOUGH FULL DETAILS OF MR McNAMARA'S SPEECH WERE NOT IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED TODAY (FRIDAY) SAID HE HAD GIVEN THE NATO ALLIES DETAILS OF HIS COUNTRY'S DECISION TO DEPLOY THE A.B.M. SYSTEM.

    HE ALSO GAVE A REPORT ON EFFORTS BEING MADE TOWARDS DISCUSSIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION ON POSSIBLE LIMITATION OF DEFENSIVE AND STRATEGIC NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABTN6UE70ET7FE8VNAX8MTHDIH
    Media URN:
    VLVABTN6UE70ET7FE8VNAX8MTHDIH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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