• Short Summary

    Palestinian Commando leader, Salah Khalaf, also known as Abu Iyad, has claimed the West German intelligence -- in co-operation with the American and Israeli secret services -- use torture and drugs to turn young Palestinian into agents to infiltrate the guerrilla movement.

  • Description

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    SV & CU Salah Khala alias Abu Iyad, PLO spokesman, speaking in Arabic with English interpreter (4 SHOTS)
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    INTERPRETER OF ABU IYAD: "Since 1970, as you know what happened in Jordan in 1970, the C.I.A., the israeli Intelligence, the co-operation with the Federal German Intelligence have laid down a plan how to absorb and take away from here the Palestinian parties and the Palestinians in general. The way they done it is by pressurising and the agreement between the American intelligence and the Israeli intelligence with the German Government to facilitate or crate the issue or the plan of political asylum, to facilitate the political asylum to Federal Germany the number of Palestinians under political asylum in Federal Germany up to 1978 has been twenty thousand persons."




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    Background: Palestinian Commando leader, Salah Khalaf, also known as Abu Iyad, has claimed the West German intelligence -- in co-operation with the American and Israeli secret services -- use torture and drugs to turn young Palestinian into agents to infiltrate the guerrilla movement. Mr. Abu Iyad is second in command in the Fatah guerrilla organisation. He also claimed that the organisations were seeking to lure Palestinians to Germany to keep them out of the guerrilla movement and the Mideast conflict. Mr. Abu Iyad's accusations came at news conference in Beirut on Tuesday (30 October).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAACA144QQXGS8FZ3RFC5X6TFAY
    Media URN:
    VLVAACA144QQXGS8FZ3RFC5X6TFAY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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