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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 1, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThursday ,1968 the stars and stripes Page 3 today sub world Manila spreads red Carpel Manila up a 15-member soviet cultural Mission arrived wednesday to a lavish Welcome in the Philippines a country which Only six years ago barred a basketball team from Yugoslavia. The visitors were treated like top dignitaries Complete with a reception led by three filipino congressmen port courtesies on orders of president Ferdinand e. Marcos and a news conference at the Airport vip visit dramatized the new less restrictive philippine policy toward the socialist bloc under the Marcos government. In 3962, then president Diosdado Macapagal refused entry visas to yugoslav basketball players because they came from a communist country. France recognizes Bias Sci pakis up France Gav implicit recognition wednesday to the breakaway nigerian prov Ince of Biafra. The Cabinet said in a statement that the Biafra Nigeria conflict must be re solved on the basis of self de if the statement meant France was recognizing Biafra As an Independent state Secre tary of state for information Joel be Thule said this Isa interpretation which is n o t he made no further com ment. If France eventually formally recognizes Biafra it would be the first major state to do of. The United states Britai nand most other nations support the Federal nigerian government. Iraqi chief names himself Premier Damascus Syria a Iraq s president Ahmed Hassan Al Bakr named himself Premier wednesday in place of col. Abdul Al Naef ousted and exiled tuesday Only 13 Days after the military coup which brought him to Power. Al Bakr a 52-year-old former army general will Combine both jobs Baghdad radio reported. The broadcast said Al Bakr s appointment was made by the country s revolutionary com Mand Council a shadowy ruling body which has exercised supreme Power since the july 17 coup which toppled the former president Abdul Rahman Aref. Al Bakr is the Council s dominant figure. Cento Maneu vers end Ankara turkeys a a two Day Cento exercise which brought Headquarters and communications troops of the turkish and iranian ground forces along the Border Between the two countries ended exercise code named Doost i was scheduled by the combined military planning staff cups of Cento and was designed to improve the Liaison communications and operating procedures of the forces of the two countries. Britain Sells Romania a Plant London a a British firm announced wednesday what it called the first Sale by a Western country of a nuclear research facility to a communist agreement Between the romanian government and Fairey engineering Ltd. Of Stockport followed a year of High level government talks in a British Campaign to encourage More East West Trade and technical the Deal went through the romanian government had to sign an agreement that the nuclear research facility and the uranium fuel that goes with it would not be used for military purposes. Visil in . Riles South afric a land reported that nationalist party politicians were calling Foran investigation into the ass which quartered 19-year-old Melanie Hope daughter of White Pretoria jeweler with the negro James Brown family in Pur Umus n.j., for a i o t to r n e d Home wednesday. Since its inception in 1958, the Exchange system has sent about 500 South african Stu dents i the 1 Nui d states. Pretoria South Africa a government politicians in the capital of this racially Segre gated country wednesday threat ened action against the Ameri can Field service student Exchange system amid a growing political rumpus Over a while South african girl s stay with a negro family during her visit Tot up United states. Tin afrikaans language after daily Vader land father hovercraft opens Channel service Doych England up princes Margaret in girded a hovercraft Here wednesday to inaugurate the Cross Channel service to Boulogne which will Cut Crossings from 90 to5 minutes. Hundreds of holidaymakers lined the Clifftop to watch the Princess Amaer e e a flu a husband lord Snow Don arrive by i Liconte fro Hie hovercraft said to be the world s largest is capable of carry i ars and 254 passengers. � Bonn won t Chi Bonn a the Bonn pros has announced he will no action against West Ger Man i resident Meurich la Okeon Tiu basis of purportedly in min aging evidence supplied by the mini Folio it a two month study a documents submitted to the Bonn Interior ministry by East t Lina Ity earlier this year Ami i vol us a jj0m june 5. The communist Luok documentation was intended to prove the Gorman head of state has a record of crimes during the Era including complicity in building death Camps and other alleged violations of human documents said to be copies of a i Ora records have yielded no indication of any criminal offence by lob be the prosecutor announced. N. Viets refuse to match . Offer to halt bombing Paris up North Viet Nam wednesday rejected Secre tary of state Dean Rusk s de Mand that Hanoi offer a firm reciprocal gesture i n return fora . Bon vying halt Over North Vietnam. Yet another time said Hanoi peace talks negotiator a Van Lau we reject entirely those extremely absurd demands of fringe fashion showing off the latest in bulgarian bikinis at a resort in Italy is Irina male Eva 21-year-old bul Garian actress. A photo siamese twin Dies in Africa Johannesburg South Africa up ten month old Cath Erine o Hare. Who was separated from her siamese twin sister Shirley in january died suddenly at her Home wednesday. Her father. Ronald o Hare said the cause of death is unknown. There was apparently nothing wrong with he twins whose Heads were joined were born in october1967. Three months later doctors at Johannesburg general Hospi Tal separated them. They had a uneventful convalescence and soon returned monday a local newspaper ran a picture showing the twins playing. It quoted their father As saying they were in bouncing reciprocity and we oppose resolutely the aggressive policy and Beli comity of Dean Rusk who is flying in the face of the aspirations for peace of the american and world s Lau was speaking in behalf of ithe ailing chief Hanoi negotiator Wui Xuan Thuy. Lau also rejected a Contention chief . Negotiator w. Averel Harriman made a week ago that Hanoi had altered its position and no longer viewed a Viet Cong i government As the sole representative of Saigon in the future the number two North Viet namese said his country fully believes that the National libera Tion front is the authentic representative of the South Viet namese people and that its pro Gram must serve As the base for a solution in Vietnam. While Lau was talking about j arms race hurts Ili iss. Foster says Newbury England up the soviet Union probably is be ing Hurt As much As the United states by the staggering Cost of the East West arms race chief . Disarmament negotiator William c. Foster said wednes Day. He said that this May explain Why the russians at last Are showing a realistic willingness to talk disarmament. He said that it could Lead to agreement be tween the two countries some Day to slash both nuclear an conventional arms. I Don t expect this Tomor Foster said. But. With Good will agreement should not prove impossible in the Foster talked to newsmen Dur ing a 24-hour Stopover at Green Ham common air base 60 Miles West of London on his Way Back to Washington from the slow moving Geneva arms talks. He said that he expects to report to president Johnson. First look Foster looked in Here at the Headquarters of a three month joint .-British exercise called first look designed to show whether a foolproof control sys tem can be set up against cheat ing if Ever an East West arms pad is signed. The exercise is continuing until sept. 20. About l50 american and British inspectors Are checking an area of 2.000 Square Miles of Southern England in which about 30.000 British troops and airmen Are doing their Normal summer training. Foster said that the exercise already has shown that far fewer inspectors would be needed to Monitor an arms agreement than it previously was thought would be required. Rusk and the Viet Cong Harri Man opened a new attack against North vietnamese pres sence in neighbouring Laos. He suggested that it might be Well for the North vietnamese delegation and myself to go to Laos to examine conditions there especially the plight of 600,000 refugees forced to Fleecy communist terror from Patchet lao held argued that North Vietnam has maintained a Strong military Force in Laos and some of its troops have been captured by royalist soldiers. The North vietnamese government won t admit they prisoners Are their soldiers who want to get Back Home Harri Man said. They won t let them be repatriated because they Are of course damning evidence of the perfidy of North hot Pursuit right denied . Pilots Saigon a american pilots have been denied the right of hot Pursuit across North Viet Nam s 19th parallel if they Are attacked by communist Mig interceptors it w a s confirmed wednesday. It makes it real easy on the said one informed source who confirmed for the first time what communiques from the . Command have been implying since March 31when president Johnson ordered a bombing halt above the 19th . Command has never admitted it. And when asked for comment again wednesday it declined to discuss what it termed rules of previously the question of hot Pursuit had never been1 made Clear that is. Whether american jets jumped by North vietnamese migs just South of the parallel had the Chase their attackers the line in an attempt them Down. I president Johnson in restrict ing american pilots apparently issued the order so As not to disrupt the peace negotiations in Paris which were prompted by his de escalation of the bombing of the North last March. In reporting thai a communist Mig 17 was downed monday just below the 19th parallel the . Command communique is sued tuesday said Only in an Aerial engagement. Navy aviators in four f8 crusaders attacked four Mig 17s, destroying one of the enemy air Craft with air to air missiles. The remaining migs fled across the 19th parallel and were not right to North of to bring israelis report 1,450 arabs held ,. I i i i. I. I ill a 1 t a 1 Hll vim Itil Ukiu up Moi than 1.450 Arab commandos Are being held in Jerusalem Accord ing to israeli Security sources. Of hat number 953 were cop lured on the West Bank of the Jordan Hiver and about 500 in of those captured on the West Bank some 424 have been convicted. 257 were being detained for interrogation and 25s remain us Flor administrative de Tention the sources said. Figures were not available for those taken in Aeh figures supported a statement by a Leader of the Palestine liberation organi Union Plo that his forces have suffered considerable losses in men captured and israeli defense sources report that since the june i9t 7 War. More than 150 Arab saboteurs have Boon killed and tit wounded commando probes remain one Avenue by which the Arab.-, can apply pressure on Israel. They Are designed to disrupt the econ omy and keep Israel off balance to keep the political temperature in the Middle from Cooling and to remind the Arab people particularly palestinian refugees that while a Battle has been lost the War is not of or

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