• Short Summary

    (UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK) -- US AMBASSADOR ARTHUR GOLDBERG TOLD THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT AN URGENT MEETING TODAY THAT IT SHOULD STATION U-N OBSERVERS IN THE ISRAEL-JORDAN SECTOR TO PREVENT ANY MORE ARMED CLASHES.

  • Description

    (UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK) -- US AMBASSADOR ARTHUR GOLDBERG TOLD THE SECURITY COUNCIL AT AN URGENT MEETING TODAY THAT IT SHOULD STATION U-N OBSERVERS IN THE ISRAEL-JORDAN SECTOR TO PREVENT ANY MORE ARMED CLASHES.

    HE SPOKE AFTER JORDAN DEMANDED AN ARMS EMBARGO AGAINST ISRAEL AND ISRAEL WARNED THAT IT WOULD NOT FOREGO ITS RIGHT OF SELF-DEFENSE IN CASE OF ATTACK FROM JORDAN OR ARAB GUERRILLAS IN JORDAN.

    THE COUNCIL MET BY REQUEST OF JORDAN AND ISRAEL TO DISCUSS YESTERDAY'S EXCHANGE OF ISRAELI AND JORDANIAN ARTILLERY FIRE AND AN ISRAELI AIR RAID ON JORDANIAN GUN POSITIONS.

    GOLDBERG SAID: "THE VIOLENCE OF YESTERDAY WOULD HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO AN EARLIER END... IF THERE HAD ONLY BEEN ON-THE-SPOT U-N OBSERVERS."
    HE SAID SUCH OBSERVERS HAD KEPT THINGS QUIETER IN THE ISRAEL-SYRIA AND ISRAEL-EGYPT SECTORS AND NOW WERE "MOST URGENTLY REQUIRED" IN THE ISRAEL-JORDAN SECTOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4EVZ01E5TU77VQPYDN6991TKR
    Media URN:
    VLVA4EVZ01E5TU77VQPYDN6991TKR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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