• Short Summary

    ABDUL KHALIQ HASSOUNA, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ARAB LEAGUE, FLEW INTO KUWAIT - THE INDEPENDENT OIL SHEIKHDOM CLAIMED BY IRAQ - JULY 4 MEDITATION TALKS WITH THE RULER.

  • Description

    ABDUL KHALIQ HASSOUNA, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ARAB LEAGUE, FLEW INTO KUWAIT - THE INDEPENDENT OIL SHEIKHDOM CLAIMED BY IRAQ - JULY 4 MEDITATION TALKS WITH THE RULER. HE ARRIVES IN A SAUDI ARABIAN PLANE FROM BAGHDAD AFTER TALKS WITH GENERAL KASSEM, THE IRAQ PRIME MINISTER, ON THE SITUATION.

    HE HAS GIVEN A RAPTUROUS WELCOME - HE WAS CHEERED BY CLAPPING ARABS AS HE LEFT THE AIRPORT, HEAVILY GUARDED BY TROOPS. AFTER HIS VISIT TO KUWAIT, HE IS EXPECTED TO VISIT SAUDI ARABIA.(SAUDI ARABIA, AS WELL AS BRITAIN, HAS ANSWERED KUWAIT'S APPEAL FOR MILITARY HELP FOLLOWING IRAQ'S DECISION TO ANNEX THE TINY STATE.)
    THE COUNCIL OF THE ARAB LEAGUE MET FOR AN HOUR IN CAIRO, UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, THE SAME DAY TO CONSIDER KUWAIT'S APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP. IT THEN ADJOURNED UNTIL JULY 12 FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TO COMPLETE HIS MISSION. THE IRAQ DELEGATE IS REPORTED TO HAVE GIVEN THE COUNCIL A STATEMENT ON HIS GOVERNMENT'S OPPOSITION TO KUWAIT MEMBERSHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA16M3U7VYCT0XKR6JRCNQH4E8Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA16M3U7VYCT0XKR6JRCNQH4E8Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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