• Short Summary

    DR, GUNNAR JARRING, THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE ENVOY, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) DROVE ACROSS THE TEMPORARY KING HUSSEIN BRIDGE, SPANNING THE RIVER JORDAN, TO BEGIN TALKS WITH JORDANIAN OFFICIALS ON WAYS TO END ARAB-ISRAELI TENSIONS.

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    DR, GUNNAR JARRING, THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE ENVOY, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) DROVE ACROSS THE TEMPORARY KING HUSSEIN BRIDGE, SPANNING THE RIVER JORDAN, TO BEGIN TALKS WITH JORDANIAN OFFICIALS ON WAYS TO END ARAB-ISRAELI TENSIONS. DR JARRING HAD ALREADY COMPLETED TWO DAYS OF DISCUSSION WITH ISRAELI LEADERS, ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER, BUT WOULD NOT COMMENT ON THE OUTCOME.

    DR JARRING WAS APPOINTED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL LAST MONTH AS MEDIATOR IN THE DISPUTE IN AN ATTEMPT TO FIND A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO THE DEADLOCK. THE SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION CALLS FOR A SETTLEMENT THE JUNE WAR, AND END TO ARAB BELLIGERENCE AND FREE NAVIGATION IN INTERNATIONAL WATERWAYS FOR ALL SHIPPING.

    THE SWEDISH DIPLOMAT HAS SET UP HEADQUARTERS IN NICOSIA, CYPRUS AND BEGAN HIS TOUR WITH A VISIT TO LEBANON, BEFORE MEETING PRIME MINISTER LEVI ESHKOL OF ISRAEL.

    IN JORDAN, DR JARRING CONFERRED FIRST WITH THE PRIME MINISTER, MR BAHJAT AL-TALHOUNI AND OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND, LATER, CONFERRED WITH KING HUSSEIN.

    DR JARRING WILL LEAVE AMMAN TOMORROW (MONDAY) FOR CAIRO.

    THROUGHOUT HIS TOUR, HE HAS REMAINED SILENT ON THE CONTENT OF HIS DISCUSSIONS, SAYING THAT TOO MUCH PUBLICITY MIGHT THREATEN THE SUCCESS OF HIS MISSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50SOGR2S2368VEB2KQ63POH79
    Media URN:
    VLVA50SOGR2S2368VEB2KQ63POH79
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1967
    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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