• Short Summary

    THE ARAB DEFENCE COUNCIL STARTED AN EMERGENCY SESSION IN CAIRO ON THURSDAY (8 DEC) TO TRY TO APPORTION SPECIFIC MILITARY RESPONSIBILITY AMONG ARAB NATIONS, AND THE UNIFIED ARAB COMMAND IN THE EVENT OF NEW ISRAELI ATTACKS ON ARAB VILLAGERS.

  • Description

    THE ARAB DEFENCE COUNCIL STARTED AN EMERGENCY SESSION IN CAIRO ON THURSDAY (8 DEC) TO TRY TO APPORTION SPECIFIC MILITARY RESPONSIBILITY AMONG ARAB NATIONS, AND THE UNIFIED ARAB COMMAND IN THE EVENT OF NEW ISRAELI ATTACKS ON ARAB VILLAGERS.

    THE FIRST DAY'S SESSION WAS A STORMY ONE, ENDING IN A BITTER CLASH BETWEEN JORDAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER, R. AKRAM ZUAITER, AND THE HEAD OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION (PLO). JORDAN WAS ACCUSED BY THE UNIFIED ARAB COMMAND OF OBSTRUCTING ARAB TROOP MOVEMENTS AND PARALYSING THE COMMAND.

    AT ONE PERIOD DURING THE SESSION MR. ZUAITER, REBUTTED CHARGES THAT HIS COUNTRY HAD BEEN OBSTRUCTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE PLO. THE CHARGES WERE BROUGHT BY GENERAL ALY AMER, COMMANDER OF THE UNIFIED ARAB COMMAND.

    IN A REPORT ON THE MILITARY SITUATION, FOLLOWING THE RADIO BY ISRAELI FORCES INTO JORDAN, GENERAL AMER SAID THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT HAD NOT PERMITTED ARAB FORCES INTO ITS TERRITORY DESPITE REPEATED WARNINGS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA73A52JV4NR1USTQ4TBYCKJ10L
    Media URN:
    VLVA73A52JV4NR1USTQ4TBYCKJ10L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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