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Ethiopia-Somalia War / Israel, USSR and Cuba Arms #256690

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 06, 1978
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(Studio) Israel's confirmation of arms sales to Ethiopia to help in war with Somalia and Eritrean rebels reported. Foreign minister Dayan's explanation re: Ethiopian control of Red Sea shipping lanes to Israeli port of Eilat cited. USSR and Cuba supplies of weapons and military advisers to Ethiopia noted; State Department reaction mentioned. Defense Department's dispatch of Navy destroyer from Mediterranean to Red Sea due to tension in area reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:40

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