67744

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Collection code 
RA2
Class no. 
320
Document no. 
179394
Box no. 
9.47
Source if not BR 
Recipient(s) 
"Press Statement on Iraq"
Sender(s) 
BR
Date 
1963/06/30
Enclosures/References 
Form of letter 
TS(TC)
Pieces 
2
BR's address code (if sender) 
Notes, topics or text 

BR comments on the recent coup d'état in Iraq, noting the "many reports of atrocities and massacres". BR also calls "absurd" the Iraqi government's refusal to let Schoenman enter the country on the grounds that he is a Jew.

BR notes that "the recent decision of the British government to supply Iraq with military equipment is a shameful one, and strongly to be condemned."

Also present is a copy of the statement, document .179395, TS(CAR).

Filed 

Iraq - Political Prisoners, F-79

Published 

B&R C lead

Russell letter no. 
Permission 
Everyone
Thread 
Reel no. 
Frame no. 
Record no. 
67744
Record created 2014/06/02
Record last modified 2015/07/28
Created/last modified by duncana