• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC OPENED THE 4TH. CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC OPENED THE 4TH. CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF ARAB TRADE UNIONS (ICATU) IN CAIRO ON WEDNESDAY (JANUARY 29). DELEGATES FROM AFRICAN AND COMMUNIST COUNTRIES ATTENDED THE 43-NATION CONFERENCE, HELD IN THE ARAB SOCIALISM BUILDING.

    PRESIDENT NASSER'S SPEECH CONCENTRATED ON THE ARAB WORLD'S CONFLICT WITH ISRAEL. HE SAID THE ARAB-ISRAEL WAR OF JUNE, 1967 WAS THE PRELUDE TO A WAR THAT HAD NOT YET ENDED, AND THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION WAS DETERIORATING BECAUSE OF ISRAEL'S CONTINUED AGGRESSION AGAINST ARAB STATES. THIS, HE EMPHASISED. "WAS DESPITE ALL THE EFFORTS EXERTED BY PEACE-LOVING FORCES." PRESIDENT NASSER'S SPEECH, BROADCAST OVER CAIRO RADIO, LASTED 15 MINUTES.

    CONTINUING THE MAIN THEME OF THE THREE-DAY CONFERENCE, 'ISRAEL'S AGGRESSION AGAINST ARAB NATIONS':MR. ALEXANDER SHELEPIN, THE LEADER OF THE SOVIET UNION DELEGATION, WARNED ISRAEL THAT "ITS MILITARY CLIQUE SHOULD NOT NURSE THE HOPE OF SITTING PRETTY WITHOUT BEING PUNISHED." HE CALLED THE ACTION IS ISRAELI COMMANDOS ON BEIRUT AIRPORT "AN ACT OF PIRATES AND GANGSTERS."
    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF ICATU, DR. FAWZY EL SAYED, OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, PAID TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT DE GAULLE, AND SAID HE WELCOMED THE RECENTLY-ANNOUNCED BAN BY FRANCE ON ARMS EXPORTS TO ISRAEL.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACH59SOEV8A60HJ305V0CPY6P
    Media URN:
    VLVACH59SOEV8A60HJ305V0CPY6P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment