The Canadian Press

1986-11-24 | Soviet-Soldiers-Smuggled

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Five Soviet soldiers were smuggled out of Afghanistan with Canadian government help in mid-November. External Affairs Minister Joe Clark termed it a humanitarian gesture, which he felt would not harm Soviet-Canadian relations.

Date: 1986-11-24
Placeline: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I suppose there is the there is some risk of that, but, that again was among the factors we considered when we took the decision that we, we decided that it was and it was important for us to work, undertake this action I'd given my word and I I kept >>

Clip ID: 19861124CPCN001