• Short Summary

    Egypt's new Prime Minister, Dr Aziz Sidky, said in Cairo on Sunday (23 January) that the government intends to mobilise all the country's resources to put the economy on a war footing.

  • Description

    Egypt's new Prime Minister, Dr Aziz Sidky, said in Cairo on Sunday (23 January) that the government intends to mobilise all the country's resources to put the economy on a war footing. He said that military training centres would be established in all parts of the country and volunteers accepted for the armed forces.

    The Prime Minister's speech followed a week of protests by student militants, who are accusing the government of taking a s???line on Israel. Cairo University students are continuing their s???n to back demands for war against Israel. President Anwar S??? and top ministers met militant students on Saturday, but the meeting failed to induce the students to call off their protest.

    Earlier VISNEWS cameraman Hassan ???ahish was at a meeting between a larger group of students and Sayed Marei, the first Secretary of the policy making Central committee of the Arab Socialist Uni??? th??? country's sole political party. The meeting was a continuance of a similar meeting held ??? Friday to discuss student demands.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACXD9B7R1FIJOM77UGHE5DLLP
    Media URN:
    VLVACXD9B7R1FIJOM77UGHE5DLLP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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