• Short Summary

    Brigadier Mohammed Da'oud, the former Prime Minister of Jordan in King Hussein's military government, told reporters in Cairo today (Monday, 5th October) that he was not responsible for the recent fighting in Amman.

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    Brigadier Mohammed Da'oud, the former Prime Minister of Jordan in King Hussein's military government, told reporters in Cairo today (Monday, 5th October) that he was not responsible for the recent fighting in Amman. He had been exonerated, he claimed, by Yasser Arafat, the leader of the Palestine Resistance movement.

    Brigadier Mohammed Da'oud became Prime Minister of Jordan in the military government which came to power in Jordan on 16 September. Fighting broke out almost immediately between the army and the Palestinian guerrillas. On 24 September Da'oud was King Hussein's representative at the Arab summit meeting in Cairo. While in Cairo he resigned as Prime Minister and the King accepted his resignation.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6TW4OP9ZKT4W0G72I9HTQLLXZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TW4OP9ZKT4W0G72I9HTQLLXZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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