• Short Summary

    THE PUMPING STATIONS ARE BEING BUILT, THE CANALS AND UNDERGROUND RESEARCHERS ARE BEING GOUGED OUT, THE GIANT--DIAMETER PIPELINES ARE BEING LAID...

  • Description

    THE PUMPING STATIONS ARE BEING BUILT, THE CANALS AND UNDERGROUND RESEARCHERS ARE BEING GOUGED OUT, THE GIANT--DIAMETER PIPELINES ARE BEING LAID...THIS IS ISRAEL AT WORK TO BRING THE NEGEV DESERT TO LIFE.

    THE VAST OPERATIONS TO HARNESS THE JORDAN WATERS AND IRRIGATE THE DESERT IS THE NATION'S MAIN DEVELOPMENT PLAN. IT'S ALSO THE CHIEF CONCERN OF ISRAEL'S NEIGHBOURS.

    THIRTEEN ARAB COUNTRIES IN ALL ARE OPPOSED TO IT AT THEIR FIVE-DAY SUMMIT IN CAIRO LAST WEEK, THEY DECIDED TO THWART THE PLAN AND SET UP A UNIFIED ARAB COMMAND SHOULD AN ARMED CLASH ERUPT WITH ISRAEL.

    THE ARAB PLAN, IT WAS ANNOUNCED AFTER THE SUMMIT, IS TO REDUCE BY HALF THE AMOUNT OF WATER NEEDED BY ISRAEL AND PUT UP ITS SALINITY. IT WILL BEGIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND TAKE 18 MOTHS TO CARRY OUT. THE MAIN TRIBUTARIES OF THE JORDAN RUNNING THROUGH THREE ARAB STATES THAT WILL BE AFFECTED TO THWART THE ISRAELIS ARE THE HASBANI IN LEBANON, THE BANIAS IN SYRIA AND THE MOUK IN SYRIA AND JORDAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2FQ892ICL3UVDIQ8LM2K7BU6
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FQ892ICL3UVDIQ8LM2K7BU6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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