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Mideast / United States / USSR / United Arab Republic Economy #11355

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 03, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon compares Mideast to Balkans before World War I; warns possible superpower clash.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Clemente, California) United States to insure Israel Mideast superiority, may expel Soviet pilots; Nixon to supply many jets if Soviet aid not decrd.; Israel threatened by invasion; United States commitment open-ended.

(Studio) Arabs denounce US' Israeli support; more Soviet aid to Egypt on way; UAR economy strong without Soviet help.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Cairo, UAR) Ind. expanding, becoming self-sufficient; many skilled mechanics; agriculture problem; food imported, population incring.; oil reserves improving, biggest United States investment in cntry.; United Arab Republic owes United States $100 million back loan payments.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Gill, Bill;
Murphy, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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