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Artist or CreatorPaul Rigby
Title or Caption"Oh, yes, comrade - of COURSE we'll pay your price!"
Extent1 item
Published byThe Sun
Date31 Dec 1971
Embedded text or transcript170 years
Happy New Year
Person DepictedBrezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)
Mintoff; Dom
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)
NotesNews: 29 Dec: Mr Mintoff was asking for £18m from Britain and Nato for use of Malta as a military base. He appeared to use the prospect of deeper Soviet involvement as a means of raising the bid from Britain and Nato.
News: 30 Dec: All British forces were to be withdrawn from Malta following the breakdown of talks between the Government and Mr Mintoff, the Maltese Prime Minister on new defence arrangements.
Subjectsmilitary bases
East-West relations
Armed forces
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