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Middle E. Crisis / United Nations Resolution / US, USSR #23456

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 1973
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(Studio) President meets with National Security Council; postpones news conference scheduled for tonight; places American armed forces on world-wide alert after Middle E. crisis intensifies. Later in afternoon crisis situation cools.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) USSR wanted United States and Sovs. to move into Mid. E. to enforce cease-fire; US refuses; USSR backs down. New United Nations resolution calls for enforcement from cntrys. other than superpowers. [Soviet ambassador to United Nations Yakov MALIK - states USSR to vote for new resolution to help end tension.] United States ambassador John Scali reports United States to help carry contingency troops from other cntrys. to Mid. E.

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Waldheim announces Austrian, Swedish and Finnish troops to be sent directly to Middle E. to enforce cease-fire.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

McVane, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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