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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON ON TUESDAY FOR A TWO-DAY STAT VISIT. IMMEDIATELY?

  • Description

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON ON TUESDAY FOR A TWO-DAY STAT VISIT. IMMEDIATELY ON HIS ARRIVAL HE CALLED ON PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON AT THE WHITE HOUSE FOR TALKS.

    WELCOMING KING HUSSEIN, PRESIDENT JOHNSON NOTED THE YOUNG KING'S ROLE AT THE THIRTEEN - NATION ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE IS CAIRO THREE MONTHS AGO. HE PRAISED KING HUSSEIN FOR HIS RECENT "SUCCESSFUL EFFORTS TOP ACHIEVE BETTER RELATIONS WITH OTHER ARABS NATIONS." HE ADDED THAT THE UNITED STATES HAD "CONSISTENTLY SOUGHT THE FRIENDLIEST RELATIONS WITH THE ARAB NATIONS." THE PRESIDENT CONCLUDED: "WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO VISIT YOUR COUNTRY AND ARE READY TO CONTINUE."
    A FULL SCALE DRESS WELCOME HAD BEEN PLANNED FOR THE VISITING KING, BUT RAIN FORCED A CHANGED OF PLANES. THE 28-YEAR-OLD MONARCH WAS GREETED ON THE NORTH PORTICO BY PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND MRS. JOHNSON.

    FILMS SHOWS KING HASTEN WITH PRESIDENT JOHNSON AT THE WHITE HOUSE.

    DURING HIS SHORT VISIT, KING HASTEN GAVE A NEWS CONFERENCE AT WHICH HE SPOKE ON THE ARAB PROTEST OVER ISRAEL'S PLANS TO DIVERT WATERS FROM THE JORDAN RIVER SYSTEM. THE KING TOLD THE NEWSMEN THAT HE CONSIDERED THE ISRAEL PLAN"A VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND AN ACT THAT AFFECTS THE STABILITY OF THE AREA." HE ADDED: "I SUPPOSED AS ISRAEL GOES AHEAD AND DIVERTS WATER,WE WILL GO AHEAD AND DIVERT OTHER WATER TO BRING THEM BACK."
    KING HASTEN LEAVES TODAY (THURSDAY) BACKED BY A PLEDGE FORM THE PRESIDENT OF CONTINUED UNITED STATES SUPPORT FOR HIS COUNTRY. THE KING IS FLYING TO NEW YORK WHERE HE WILL ATTEND A LUNCHEON ARRANGED IN HIS HONOUR BY U THANT, THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3OEPYT1E8FCJG75OMESOFJ0FP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3OEPYT1E8FCJG75OMESOFJ0FP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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