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Israel attacks Iraqi nuclear installation

Title
Israel attacks Iraqi nuclear installation
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:01:48
Description
Report from Tel Aviv on the bombing of a nuclear installation in Iraq. Israeli Prime Minister, Menachem Begin has said no one was told about the attack before it happened, including Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Includes interview with Israeli nuclear scientist Professor Yuval Ne’eman who says it is unlikely that the new French Government, led by Francois Mitterrand, will assist Iraq in rebuilding the reactor. The initial co-operation agreement was signed by Jacques Chirac during the presidency of Valery Giscard d’Estaing. Male reporter not identified (poss. Peter Allen-Frost).
Contributors
Peter Allen-Frost?; Yuval Ne’eman
Keywords
Egypt; Israel; Jewish-Arab relations; International relations; France; Nuclear weapons; Francois Mitterrand; Jacques Chirac; Anwar Sadat; Menachem Begin; Nuclear reactors; Valery Giscard d’Estaing; Iraq; Osirak

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