• Short Summary

    KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO OPENED THE 3RD ARAB HEADS OF STATE CONFERENCE IN CASABLANCA ON MONDAY NIGHT WITH ALL BUT ONE OF THE 13 ARAB LEAGUE RULERS -- PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA -- IN ATTENDANCE.

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    KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO OPENED THE 3RD ARAB HEADS OF STATE CONFERENCE IN CASABLANCA ON MONDAY NIGHT WITH ALL BUT ONE OF THE 13 ARAB LEAGUE RULERS -- PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA -- IN ATTENDANCE.THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CONFERENCE IS PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    NONE OF THE SPEAKERS AT THE PUBLIC OPENING SESSION MADE ANY REFERENCE TO THE ABSENCE OF PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA, WHO HAS SAID HE WILL HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE ARAB LEAGUE "WHILE IT REPRESENTS AN INSTRUMENT OF EGYPTIAN DOMINATION OVER THE ARAB PEOPLES".IN HIS OWN SPEECH, THE EGYPTIAN LEADER APPEALED FOR ARAB UNITY.

    PRESIDENT NASSER ALSO CALLED ON THE ARAB LEADERS TO BROADEN THE SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE AND EMBRACE WORLD PROBLEMS, SUCH AS THE INDO-PAKISTAN CONFLICT, VIETNAM, DISARMAMENT, AND THE PROBLEMS OF TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT.HE SAID: "WE ARE A PART OF THE WORLD AND WE ARE ONE OF ITS EFFECTIVE POWERS."
    IN HIS OPENING SPEECH, KING HASSAN ALSO CALLED FOR ARAB UNITY.HE SAID THAT ONE OF THE REASONS THAT THE "PALESTINE PROBLEM" HAD NOT BEEN SOLVED WAS THAT THE ARABS THEMSELVES WERE NOT UNITED IN OPPOSITION.HOWEVER, HE SAID THAT THE "LIBERATION OF PALESTINE" WAS STILL ONE OF THE BASIC AIMS OF THE ARAB LEAGUE.

    (PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA CAUSED A STORM IN THE ARAB WORLD RECENTLY BY PROPOSING NEGOTIATIONS WITH ISRAEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5IKU89U48FYZ1PTI0XGUJARI
    Media URN:
    VLVA5IKU89U48FYZ1PTI0XGUJARI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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