• Short Summary

    TWELVE ARAB KINGS AND PRESIDENTS AND THEIR MILITARY LEADERS MEETING IN CASABLANCA TONIGHT (MONDAY) FACE A NUMBER OF COMPLEX AND SENSITIVE PROBLEMS, MAINLY CONNECTED WITH THE PALESTINE ISSUE.

  • Description

    TWELVE ARAB KINGS AND PRESIDENTS AND THEIR MILITARY LEADERS MEETING IN CASABLANCA TONIGHT (MONDAY) FACE A NUMBER OF COMPLEX AND SENSITIVE PROBLEMS, MAINLY CONNECTED WITH THE PALESTINE ISSUE. BUT THE ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE WILL OPEN WITHOUT PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA WHOSE COUNTRY HAS DECIDED NOT TO ATTEND.

    THREE OF THE ARAB LEADERS ARRIVED IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) ON THEIR WAY TO CASABLANCA SUMMIT: PRESIDENT ABDULLAH AL SALLAL OF YEMEN; PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND PRESIDENT ABDEL SALAM ARIF OF IRAQ. THEY ALL HAD TALKS WITH COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, PRIME MINISTER OF ALGERIA, BEFORE CONTINUING THEIR JOURNEY TO MOROCCO.

    M. MONGI SLIM, THE TUNISIAN SECRETARY OF STATE, HANDED DOCUMENT TO KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA IN CASABLANCA LAST NIGHT, EXPLAINING HIS COUNTRY'S DECISION TO BOYCOTT THE CONFERENCE. M. SLIM HAD A SIMILAR MESSAGE FOR KING HASSAN OF MOROCCO.

    THE AGENDA OF THE ARAB SUMMIT, WORKED OUT BY FOREIGN MINISTERS OVER THE PAST THREE DAYS, WILL COVER POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND INFORMATION QUESTIONS. DETAILS OF THE AGENDA HAVE NOT BEEN MADE PUBLIC. BUT DIFFERENCES OF OPINION OVER ASPECTS OF THE PALESTINE QUESTION WERE UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE BEEN LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR DELAYING FINAL AGREEMENT, ONLY REACHED YESTERDAY MORNING.

    PRESIDENT NASSER WILL PRESIDE OVER THE CONFERENCE WHICH IS EXPECTED TO LAST FOUR OR FIVE DAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5ISA0OXS71GF0T7TEBC83E990
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ISA0OXS71GF0T7TEBC83E990
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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