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    King Hussein of Jordan began talks on the Middle East with President Ceausescu of Rumania in Bucharest on Tuesday 29 January.

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    King Hussein of Jordan began talks on the Middle East with President Ceausescu of Rumania in Bucharest on Tuesday 29 January.

    The two leaders also discussed ways of expanding co-operation between their two countries.

    President Ceausescu has initiated a number of moves in the search for a settlement following the Arab-Israeli war last October. Rumania is the only Eastern European country to maintain diplomatic relations with Israel.

    Three times, Rumania has sent emissaries on visits to Arab countries. In November, the Israeli Foreign Minister, Mr. Abba Eban visited President Ceauseacu for talks.

    The Rumanians have expressed readiness to relay communications between the two sides int eh Middle East conflict.

    At a banquet in honour of King Hussein, the Rumanian President stressed his country's wish to be involved in any Middle East settlement.

    Rumanian newspapers said King Hussein's visit marked "an important stage int eh development of mutually-advantageous co-operation between the two countries."
    communique issued after the visit said the two nations had agreed to exchange ambassadors and set up embassies in their capitals in the near future.

    It also said President ceausescu has accepted an invitation to visit Jordan -- but no date was given.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GRR9MCZQT596AFROLWFJX00J
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GRR9MCZQT596AFROLWFJX00J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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