• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN TODAY (SUNDAY) ATTENDED A PASSING OUT PARADE OF JORDANIAN ARMY OFFICERS FROM KHOU CAMP AMID REPORTS THAT JORDAN IN TO ALLOW SAUDI ARABIAN AND IRAQI TROOPS TO JOIN HER DEFENCE FORCES.

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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN TODAY (SUNDAY) ATTENDED A PASSING OUT PARADE OF JORDANIAN ARMY OFFICERS FROM KHOU CAMP AMID REPORTS THAT JORDAN IN TO ALLOW SAUDI ARABIAN AND IRAQI TROOPS TO JOIN HER DEFENCE FORCES.

    THERE HAS BEEN NON OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION OF THE REPORT, PUBLISHED YESTERDAY IN THE INFLUENTIAL EGYPTIAN NEWSPAPER AL AHRAM.

    THE DECISION BY JORDAN TO ALLOW SAUDI ARABIAN AND IRAQI FORCES TO JOIN JORDANIAN TROOPS WAS SAID BY AL AHRAM TO HAVE BEEN MADE AT A MEETING OF THE ARAB DEFENCE COUNCIL IN CAIRO YESTERDAY. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO CONSIDER DEFENCE PLANS FOLLOWING A RAD BY ISRAELI FORCES ON THE JORDANIAN VILLAGE OF SAMMOU ON NOVEMBER 13.

    THE JORDANIAN REGULAR ARMY CONSISTS OF FOUR INFANTRY BRIGADES AND THREE ARMOURED REGIMENTS. IN ADDITION THERE IS A PARTLY MOBILISED NATIONAL GUARD NUMBER ABOUT 30-THOUSAND MEN. THEY ARMY IS SUPPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE OF THE TWO HUNTER FIGHTER SQUADRONS AND A SQUADRON OF VAMPIRE FIGHTER-BOMBERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3N5O825M7A3FJTQQFWQC7UPN
    Media URN:
    VLVA3N5O825M7A3FJTQQFWQC7UPN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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