• Short Summary

    Venezuela support for Argentina in its conflict with Britain over the Falkland Islands has been reaffirmed.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Argentine ambassador to Venezuela, Juan Aguirre Lanari, speaking in Spanish
    0.45

    2.
    GVs EXTERIOR Ships in Caracas harbour (with voice overlay)
    0.49

    3.
    SV Spokesman for Portworkers' Union, Marcelino Lopez, speaking in Spanish
    1.06

    4.
    SV Venezuela flag on ship's masthead PULL OUT TO GV ship (2 shots)
    1.17

    5.
    GV PAN Harbour with dock facilities and ships at berths (2 shots)
    1.34




    Initials BB





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Venezuela support for Argentina in its conflict with Britain over the Falkland Islands has been reaffirmed. A spokesman for the Venezuelan Port-workers' Union, Marcelino Lopez, speaking in Caracas on Thursday (6 May), has said that his workers intend to adhere strictly to a boycott of British ships. The Venezuelan Dockworkers' Federation decided to impose a selective boycott on British goods on April 24, three weeks after the Argentine capture of the Falkland Islands. Mr Marcelino Lopez reaffirmed that Venezuelan portworkers are not prepared to handle British cargo of any kind until a ceasefire has been implemented. The Argentine ambassador in Caracas, Juan Aguirre, also speaking on Thursday (6 May), said that the Venezuelan people were supporting his movement because they were well-informed. If all the people of the world were so well-informed, he continued, they would be aware of the justice of Argentine claims. Mr. Lanari referred to the attempts to reach a diplomatic settlement of the from portworkers' action Venezuela has shelved a 250 million in Caracas is also studying an Argentine, has French-built Mirage jets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ILINFCPUTACZV85QVA3VBMMF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ILINFCPUTACZV85QVA3VBMMF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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