• Short Summary

    THE LEADER OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION FRONT (EL FATAH), MR. YASSER ARAFAT, HELD A PRESS?

  • Description

    THE LEADER OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION FRONT (EL FATAH), MR. YASSER ARAFAT, HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE IN BEIRUT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) DURING WHICH HE ANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS VISIT TO ARAB COUNTRIES.

    MR. ARAFAT SUCCESSFULLY HEDGED AROUND QUESTIONS ABOUT DEALING WITH ISRAEL ON THE BORDER WITH LEBANON. THE EL FATAH LEADER HAD A THREE-HOUR MEETING WITH NEW COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE LEBANESE ARMY, GENERAL JEAN NJEIM. MR. ARAFAT DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE OUTCOME OF THE TALKS.

    DURING HIS NEWS CONFERENCE, THE GUERILLA LEADER REFUSED TO BE TIED DOWN BY ANSWERS OF A STRATEGIC NATURE. HE WAS ASKED IF HIS TALKS WITH ARAB LEADERS DURING HIS TOUR HAD BEEN SUCCESSFUL. MR. ARAFAT'S ONLY ANSWER WAS THAT MUTUAL PROBLEMS WOULD HAVE TO BE HANDLED IN A SENSITIVE WAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA630WNJDOFDCR8T0BHSCOGFO63
    Media URN:
    VLVA630WNJDOFDCR8T0BHSCOGFO63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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