Arab and foreign information media, news Agencies and newspapers have received with great interest the historic speech delivered by President/Ahmad Hassan AL Baker/last night.
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Background: Arab and foreign information media, news Agencies and newspapers have received with great interest the historic speech delivered by President/Ahmad Hassan AL Baker/last night. The French News Agency gave instant coverage of the President's main proposals, while Reuter instantly cabled President/AL Baker/words, concerning the Arab situation, the Palestine Resistance, and the use of Arab oil in the battle against the enemy.
In the Arab Republic of Egypt, newspapers showed great interest in what President/AL BAKER/said on putting the Iraqi Army and the Iraqi economy at the service of the Battle of Liberation. They headlined the President's call for massing Arab political, economic, military, and human resources for the forthcoming battle, and underscored the President's warning that the zionist aggression can not be met unless Arab unity is realized, and Arab oil used as an effective weapon.
In Beirut all Lebanese newspapers headlined the President's historic speech. They lauded the President's call for using Arab oil and finances in the Battle, and hailed the President's cal for a true fighting unity and the use of Arab resources in the service of the Arab Battle.
Also they greeted the President's announcement of Iraq's concern over friendship with the Soviet Union, and the efforts to protect and enhance the Iraqi - Soviet friendship treaty.
Arab Broadcasting stations, meanwhile, gave wide coverage to the President's speech stressing the call for a true fighting unity among Arab countries, and reported his excellency's statement that after 6 years of zionist aggression, we must give up the erroneous policies, and work towards a program of action with the Arab brothers, concluded in the spirit of brotherhood and subjectivity.