• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT ANWAR SADAT OF EGYPT INAUGURATED THE NINTH PALESTINIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS IN CAIRO ON WEDNESDAY (7 JULY, AND MADE A SPECIAL PLEA TO THE PALESTINIANS FOR UNITY AMONG THEIR GUERRILLA FORCES.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT ANWAR SADAT OF EGYPT INAUGURATED THE NINTH PALESTINIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS IN CAIRO ON WEDNESDAY (7 JULY, AND MADE A SPECIAL PLEA TO THE PALESTINIANS FOR UNITY AMONG THEIR GUERRILLA FORCES. HE TOLD THEM: "IF YOU ACHIEVE UNITY AMONG YOURSELVES, VICTORY WILL BE YOURS WITH GOD'S HELP."
    THE LACK OF UNITY APPARENT AMONG THE VARIOUS PALESTINE GUERRILLA FACTIONS HAS BEEN REPEATEDLY CRITICISED BY THE REST OF THE ARAB WORLD.

    THE NATIONAL CONGRESS FUNCTIONS AS A TRANSITIONAL PARLIAMENT FOR THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE. DURING THIS SESSION, IT IS EXPECTED TO DISCUSS THE UNITY PROBLEM AND THE GUERRILLA MOVEMENTS' FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES AS PRIORITY ITEMS. THEY WILL ALSO BE DEALING WITH THE DETERIORATION IN RELATIONS BETWEEN THE GUERRILLAS AND KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN.

    PALESTINIAN AL FATAH GUERRILLA LEADER YASSER ARAFAT WAS PRESENT AT THE INAUGURAL SESSION ON WEDNESDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7DZUR4X3HYP6C6W5N3LLX6HTQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DZUR4X3HYP6C6W5N3LLX6HTQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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