• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN WAS CHEERED BY THOUSANDS OF JORDANIANS WHEN HE ATTENDED A MILITARY CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL AMMAN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY, 16 APRIL).

  • Description

    KING HUSSEIN WAS CHEERED BY THOUSANDS OF JORDANIANS WHEN HE ATTENDED A MILITARY CEREMONY IN THE CAPITAL AMMAN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY, 16 APRIL).

    THE JORDANIAN MONARCH WAS GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE CEREMONY, DURING WHICH HE PRESENTED THE COLOURS TO THE NEWLY FORMED ROYAL ARTILLERY CORPS. THE CAPITAL'S HUGE SPORT'S CENTRE WAS THE VENUE FOR THE OCCASION, WATCHED BY AN AUDIENCE OF MANY THOUSANDS, COMPRISING CIVILIANS AND MILITARY PERSONNEL.

    IN A BRIEF ADDRESS TO THE GATHERING, KING HUSSEIN AGAIN STRESSED THE "UNITY OF THE PALESTINIAN RESISTANCE MOVEMENT AND THE ARMED FORCES". HE STATED "THE STRENGTH OF THE RESISTANCE IS OUR WON STRENGTH".

    THE JORDANIAN LEADER BLAMED "SIONIST FANATICISM AND INTERNATIONAL DISORDER" FOR FAILURE IN REACHING A SETTLEMENT TO THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.

    TO THE CHEERS OF THE CROWD, KING HUSSEIN TOOK THE SALUTE AT THE PRESENTATION FINALE - A MARCH-PAST BY HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN AND THE NEWLY INSTALLED ROYAL ARTILLERY REGIMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA79E6CCQH6099NEC0A8Q9E25J2
    Media URN:
    VLVA79E6CCQH6099NEC0A8Q9E25J2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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