• Short Summary

    Palestine Guerrilla leader Yasser Arafat said in Cairo on Saturday (15 April), that the Palestinian revolution was not against lows, but against world zionism, which is part of international imperialism.

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    1.
    SCU Arafat enters room & great ASU members
    0.08

    2.
    SV Members applaud
    0.13

    3.
    SCU Said Zaky addresses meeting
    0.21

    4.
    SV Members
    0.24

    5.
    CU Arafat speaking
    0.30

    6.
    SV Delegates (2 shots)
    0.35

    7.
    SV ZOOM OUT Arafat addressing meeting
    0.51



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Palestine Guerrilla leader Yasser Arafat said in Cairo on Saturday (15 April), that the Palestinian revolution was not against lows, but against world zionism, which is part of international imperialism.

    Addressing a meeting of Cairo's leadership of the Arab Socialist Union (ASU)-- Egypt's sole political party -- he said that a secular state where jews, moslems and christians can live peacefully is still the only solution to the Palestine question.

    Yasser Arafat was in Cairo last week to attend the Palestine National Council meeting, where Palestinian commando leaders agreed to merge their forces into a secret army by next July.

    SYNOPSIS: Yasser Arafat, the Palestine guerrilla leader on Saturday attended a meeting of Cairo's leadership of the Arab Socialist Union -- Egypt's sole political party. He had been in Cairo last week to attend the palestine National Council meeting, where commando leaders agreed to marge their forces into a secret army by next July.

    Yasser Arafat advocated a secular state where jews, moslems and christians can live peacefully, as the only solution to the Palestine question. He called for a coordinated Arab attitude against King Hussein's plan for a federal Kingdom on both banks of the Jordan, saying that the plan threatens not only the Palestinian revolution but also the whole Arab nation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELS5ZR5COYHUZIZS03BTBFGDW
    Media URN:
    VLVAELS5ZR5COYHUZIZS03BTBFGDW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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