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Ethiopia-Somalia War #256392

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 15, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Egyptian cargo plane carrying weapons to Somalia, forced by Kenyan jet fighters to land in Nairobi, and subsequent charges against Egyptian crew reported Somalia's attempt to muster arms and soldiers to combat Ethiopian offensive in Ogaden Desert stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mogadishu, Somalia) Report on Somalia efforts to raise additional armed forces. No. of people responding to call in Mogadishu area noted, as well as their attitude toward USSR and Cuba and aid to Ethiopia from these cntrys. USSR 's switch in support between Ethiopia and Somalia in past year mentioned; Ethiopia's previous aid from United States cited.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert
Duration:
00:02:20

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