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Somali-Ethiopian conflict

Title
Somali-Ethiopian conflict
Genre
News report
TX Date
10 Feb 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:02
Description
Somalia is preparing for mass mobilisation and Ethiopians, backed by Cubans and Russians, have mobilised and are on the way to the battle front. Northern Somalia is expected to be annexed. Somalia claims the area of fighting is its own, whereas Ethiopia claims ownership over the disputed land. Michael Hughes reports.
Contributors
Michael Hughes
Keywords
War; Interethnic relations; Cuba; USSR; International relations; Ethiopia; Somalia

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