King Hussein of Jordan stopped off in Paris on Monday (10 September) on his return from the Non-Aligned Conference in Cuba.
King Hussein of Jordan stopped off in Paris on Monday (10 September) on his return from the Non-Aligned Conference in Cuba. After talks with French President Valery Giscard D'Etaing, at the Elysee Palace king Hussein told reporters he did not plan to join Egypt and Israel in negotiations for Palestinian autonomy and a settlement of the Middle East conflict. He said he believed the problems should be dealt with in the United Nations with participation of all parties involved. King Hussein added he didn't think Egypt and Israel had accomplished anything since the peace treaty was signed.
SYNOPSIS: King Hussein discussed the Middle East question with the French President during a lunchtime meeting at the Elysee Palace.
France shares king Hussein's view that lasting peace in the Middle East will come only when Palestinians have full rights to self-determination.