• Short Summary

    The UN General Assembly meets to debate the Suez Canal situation.

  • Description

    United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA.

    GV. of U.N. Building. GV. Line of flags building in background. GV. Panning shot meeting of U.N. General Assembly. GV. Meeting in progress. Various shots delegates. GV. Meeting. MS. Man taking notes. Various shots taking notes. Sequence of voting taking place (voice-over only over shot of three men making notes and VS of delegates)
    MS. U.K. delegate (Sir Pierson Dixon) who speaks: "We do not seek the domination of Egypt of any part of Egyptian territory, our purpose is peaceful not.... What we have undertaken is a temporarily Police Action.... "(sound not very good.)

    MS. U.S. delegate, Henry Cabot Lodge, speaking: "The General Assembly noting the disregard on many occasions by parties of the Israel Arab Armistice Agreement of 1948.. ...Knowing the traffic in the Suez Canal is interrupted to the serious prejudice of many nations...expressing its grave concern over these developments ... that all parties involved in hostilities in the area agree to an immediate Cease Fire.... to withdraw all forces behind the Armistice line."

    GV. applause. MS. Another (UK?) delegate speaking:: "Let it be plain that the system of raging war against Israel by demanded penetrations is the product of Colonel Nasser's mind. It is one of this contribution to the International Life and Morality of our time...."

    Dupe Neg.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:43:00 / 01:07:54:00
    UN 2896 D

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