• Short Summary

    The King of Jordan, Hussein, is reported to be striving to turn aside threats to his regime by Arab extremists and to establish "a balance of power" with Israel.

  • Description

    The King of Jordan, Hussein, is reported to be striving to turn aside threats to his regime by Arab extremists and to establish "a balance of power" with Israel. The King has put the blame for the current powderkeg crisis in the Middle East on agitation by the Soviet Union.

    Tensions in the area reportedly remained higher than at any time in the past ten years. The 31 year-old Arab King called an emergency session of the Jordanian parliament for Thursday (1 Dec.) to discuss the crisis.

    With this background, the Prime Minister of Jordan, Wasi Tell, met with newsmen who questioned him about the increased friction with Israel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PDAZ318INDKTBHP1J6CYJIGA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PDAZ318INDKTBHP1J6CYJIGA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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