• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES HAS TURNED DOWN ISRAEL'S REQUEST FOR MORE PHANTOM AND SKYHAWK JET FIGHTERS--BUT AT THE SAME TIME HAS PROMISED ECONOMIC AID WORTH SOME FORTY-ONE MILLION POUNDS (STERLING).

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATES HAS TURNED DOWN ISRAEL'S REQUEST FOR MORE PHANTOM AND SKYHAWK JET FIGHTERS--BUT AT THE SAME TIME HAS PROMISED ECONOMIC AID WORTH SOME FORTY-ONE MILLION POUNDS (STERLING). THE ANNOUNCEMENT CAME FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, MR. WILLIAM ROGERS, AT A SPECIALLY CONVENED WASHINGTON NEWS CONFERENCE
    THE DECISION NOT TO SUPPLY THE JETS HAD BEEN EXPECTED FOR SOME DAYS, BUT IN MAKING IT, MR. ROGERS EMPHASISED THAT IT WAS NOT "THE FINAL WORD", BUT WHAT PRESIDENT NIXON HAS CALLED A "DEFERRAL OF ACTION" WHILST ISRAEL MAINTAINS AIR SUPERIORITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

    SYNOPSIS: IN WASHINGTON, THE U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE, MR. WILLIAM ROGERS ANNOUNCES A NEW POLICY ON FUTURE MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVMSFMPSSNAXTPDPUDCW08GYE
    Media URN:
    VLVACVMSFMPSSNAXTPDPUDCW08GYE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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