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(Studio) Report on USSR response to Canada's charge of spying against 13 Soviet diplomats, include statement from official in Ottawa.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Ottawa, Canada) Details with regard to case and diplomats' ordered departure given; attempts to get in touch with some diplomats, by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) reporter Peter Mansbridge, noted. [MANSBRIDGE - asks to speak to diplomat.] [Expelled diplomat Oleg REZTSOV - refuses comment.] [Canadian external affairs min. Don. JAMIESON - outlines intelligence operation.] [Prime Min. Pierre TRUDEAU - doesn't expect USSR to halt spy operations. Thinks spying will continue and Canada will continue trying to prevent it.] Charges that government and Royal Canadian Mounted Police broke spy case now to counter charges of wrongdoing against RCMP noted.
REPORTER: David Culhane
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Culhane, David
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