• Short Summary

    JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN, ON HIS WAY TO A STATE VISIT OF PAKISTAN, MADE A BRIEF STOP IN BAHRAIN ON FRIDAY (26 JANUARY) DURING WHICH HE HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH BAHRAIN'S RULER, SHEIKH ISA BINSULMAN ALKHALIFA.

  • Description

    JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN, ON HIS WAY TO A STATE VISIT OF PAKISTAN, MADE A BRIEF STOP IN BAHRAIN ON FRIDAY (26 JANUARY) DURING WHICH HE HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH BAHRAIN'S RULER, SHEIKH ISA BINSULMAN ALKHALIFA.

    THE 45-MINUTE CONVERSATION, WHICH TOOK PLACE IN THE AIRPORT'S VIP LOUNGE, WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY SHEIKH ISA'S TWO BROTHERS SHEIKH KHALIFA, DIRECTOR OF BAHRAIN'S FINANCE, SHEIKH MOHAMMED ALKHALIFA, DIRECTOR OF SECURITY, AND KING HUSSEIN'S TOP ADVISERS.

    ALTHOUGH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE DISCUSSIONS WAS NOT REVEALED IT IS THOUGHT THAT THE TWO RULERS WISHED TO EXCHANGE VIEWS ON THE RESULTS OF VISITS BOTH HAVE RECENTLY PAID TO SAUDI ARABIA'S KING FEISAL AND A SUBSEQUENT VISIT KING HUSSEIN MADE TO PRESIDENT NASSER.

    BEFORE ENTERING THE VIP LOUNGE, THE TWO LEADERS INSPECTED A POLICE GUARD OF HONOUR. THIS FORCE WILL REMAIN BAHRAIN'S SOLE PROTECTION WHEN BRITISH TROOPS LEAVE. ON A STATE VISIT TO BAHRAIN EARLY LAST YEAR KING HUSSEIN PROMISED SHEIKH ISA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND MILITARY ADVISERS SHOULD PROMISED SHEIKH ISA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND MILITARY ADVISERS SHOULD THEY EVER BE REQUIRED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GMO5VY6DPTAYRC0AE3FKXGOB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GMO5VY6DPTAYRC0AE3FKXGOB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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