• Short Summary

    THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC TONIGHT (THURSDAY) JOINED ISRAEL AND JORDAN IN ACCEPTING THE UNITED NATIONS CALL FOR A CEASEFIRE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

  • Description

    THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC TONIGHT (THURSDAY) JOINED ISRAEL AND JORDAN IN ACCEPTING THE UNITED NATIONS CALL FOR A CEASEFIRE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

    EGYPT'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE CEASEFIRE WAS CONDITIONAL ON ISRAELI ACCEPTANCE.

    THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF EGYPT'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE CEASEFIRE CALL WAS NOT MADE PERSONALLY BY THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC DELEGATES, BUT READ TO THE COUNCIL BY THE SECRETARY GENERAL, U THAN. THE EGYPTIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS, MR. MOHAMMED AWAD EL KONY SAT ALMOST MOTIONLESS AS HIS COMMUNICATION WAS RELAYED TO DELEGATES AT THE SECURITY COUNCIL MEETING BY THE SECRETARY GENERAL.

    ISRAEL'S FOREIGN MINISTER, MR EBAN, TOLD THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY THAT ISRAEL WOULD ACCEPT THE CEASEFIRE RESOLUTION IF IT WAS ACCEPTED BY OTHER NATIONS INVOLVED IN THE CONFLICT. ISRAEL AND JORDAN, THE FIRST ARAB NATION TO CONCUR TO THE CEASEFIRE CALL, HAVE ALREADY AGREED TO HALT MILITARY ACTIVITIES AGAINST EACH OTHER.

    MR. EBAN, AFTER TONIGHT'S ANNOUNCEMENT, SAID ISRAEL WOULD CEASE MILITARY ACTIVITIES AS SOON AS THE CEASEFIRE WITH EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ WAS IMPLEMENTED BY THOSE NATIONS.

    HE SAID THE EGYPTIAN ANNOUNCEMENT MEANT THE SECURITY COUNCIL CELEBRATED A REAL PROSPECT OF AN EFFECTIVE CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN ISRAEL AND EGYPT.

    THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS ALSO WELCOMED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MHB3U57CCAW3IG6ANVV3TAV6
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MHB3U57CCAW3IG6ANVV3TAV6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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