• Short Summary

    KUWAIT'S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WENT INTO EXTRAORDINARY SECRET SESSION YESTERDAY BEFORE DECIDING ON THE AUTHORIZATION OF FINANCIAL AID TO ARAB COUNTRIES HIT BY THE JUNE WAR WITH ISRAEL.

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    SPEAKERS IN ASSEMBLY; MEETING IN PROGRESS.




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    Background: KUWAIT'S NATIONAL ASSEMBLY WENT INTO EXTRAORDINARY SECRET SESSION YESTERDAY BEFORE DECIDING ON THE AUTHORIZATION OF FINANCIAL AID TO ARAB COUNTRIES HIT BY THE JUNE WAR WITH ISRAEL. BUT BEFORE THE MEETING WENT BEHIND LOCKED DOORS, A BRIEF SESSION WAS HELD WITH THE PRESS PRESENT.

    THE ASSEMBLY ALSO DECIDED TO EXTEND THE MARTIAL LAW, DECLARED IN KUWAIT DURING THE WAR, FOR A FURTHER THREE MONTHS.

    BEFORE THE MEETING WAS DECLARED SECRET "IN VIEW OF THE SENSITIVE SUBJECT", THE DECREE CONVENING THE ASSEMBLY AN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION WAS READ OUT IN PUBLIC.

    THE DRAFT LAW FOR FINANCIAL AID GIVER GBP55 MILLION STERLING IN FOUR ANNUAL INSTALMENTS TOT EH UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND JORDAN "UNTIL THE TRACES OF ISRAELI AGGRESSION ARE REMOVED."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3WP8F6UAIVU2YFUYDYEZ8AWXI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WP8F6UAIVU2YFUYDYEZ8AWXI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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