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    MOSCOW, USSR

    Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko has rejected a call from three representatives of the Arab League for Moscow to intervene in the present Israel/Lebanon conflict.

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    1. GV INT Soviet Foreign Minister, Andrei Gromyko and other Soviet officials greeting Arab delegates including the Moroccan and Kuwait Foreign Ministers M'hamed Boucetta and al-Ahmed al-Sabah and the PLO representatives Farouk Kaddoumi. 0.17
    2. SCUs & GVs Members of Arab delegation and Soviets seated at conference table. (3 SHOTS) 0.25
    3. SV ZOOM INTO CU Mr. Gromyko seated at table. (3 SHOTS) 0.47
    4. SV & GV Delegates seated at conference table. (2 SHOTS) 0.57
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    Background: MOSCOW, USSR

    Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko has rejected a call from three representatives of the Arab League for Moscow to intervene in the present Israel/Lebanon conflict. The appeal was made by Farouk Kaddoumi, Foreign Affairs Spokesman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and one of several PLO officials who have criticised the Soviet Union for its inaction in the present crisis. Arab diplomat have reported that the other representatives at the talks - Foreign Ministers M'hamed Boucetta of Morocco and Sheik al-Ahmed al-Sabah of Kuwait - were not disappointed by Mr. Gromyko's stand on July 5. They were not seeking Soviet intervention which would complicate the situation and increase the danger of an escalation of hostilities but rather an assurance of Soviet backing for the Arab stand. Mr. Gromyko pledged the Soviet Union would do its utmost behind the scenes to bring about an Israeli withdrawal.

    Source: TSS

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O1IVTPHEGGH8R3YW9WS2QLC7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O1IVTPHEGGH8R3YW9WS2QLC7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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