Moscow Supports Czechoslovak Arms Deal with Egypt, Soviet Leader Says
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Moscow Supports Czechoslovak Arms Deal with Egypt, Soviet Leader Says

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V.V. Kuznetsov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union and head of the Soviet delegation to the United Nations General Assembly, today told a press conference here that the Soviet Government views the sale of arms by Czechoslovakia to Egypt as a “purely commercial arrangement between two sovereign countries.”

Asked about Moscow’s readiness or willingness to join the United States, Britain and France in a four-power guarantee of security for the Middle East, Mr. Kuznetsov said that Russia’s opposition to the forming of any blocs anywhere is well known.

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