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Iranian embassy siege - terrorists speak to press

Title
Iranian embassy siege - terrorists speak to press
Genre
Interview; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:33
Description
Statement from hostage Lebanese journalist Mustapha Karkouti inside the Iranian embassy in London during the siege, who passes a message on from the terrorists to the British public and Government. One of the terrorist also speaks, answering some of the questions put to him. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Mustapha Karkouti
Keywords
Iran; London; Injuries; Armed forces; Terrorism; UK; Embassies and consulates; Hostages; Embassy buildings; Sieges; Personal safety; Arabs; Mustapha Karkouti

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