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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN FLEW HOME TO AMMAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AFTER A SIX-HOUR VISIT TO CAIRO DURING WHICH HE SIGNED A JOINT DEFENCE PACT WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN FLEW HOME TO AMMAN YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AFTER A SIX-HOUR VISIT TO CAIRO DURING WHICH HE SIGNED A JOINT DEFENCE PACT WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC. THE KING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY MR. AHMED SHUKAIRY, CHAIRMAN OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION (PLO) WHICH HAS COMMANDO FORCES STATIONED IN THE GAZA STRIP ALONG THE ISRAELI BORDER.

    THE KING AND MR. SHUKAIRY GAVE THE THUMBS UP SIGN THROUGH A WINDOW OF THE KING'S PRIVATE AIRCRAFT AS IT TAXIED IN TO A WELCOME FROM JORDAN'S MILITARY AND POLITICAL LEADERS. CROWN PRINCE HASSAN, THE KING'S YOUNGER BROTHER, WAS ALSO THERE.

    MR. SHUKAIRY'S RETURN TO JORDAN WITH KING HUSSEIN POINTED TO MORE SETTLEMENT OF DIFFERENCES THAN THOSE UNDERLINED BY THE SIGNING OF THE JOINT DEFENCE PACT. THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION, WHOSE FORCES HAVE BEEN MOBILISED ALONG THE GAZA STRIP SINCE THE START OF THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, HAS HITHERTO BEEN BANNED IN JORDAN.

    LAST NIGHT THERE WERE PROCESSIONS THROUGH THE STREETS OF AMMAN WITH MARCHERS SHOUTING SLOGANS IN PRAISE OF KING HUSSEIN, PRESIDENT NASSER AND MR. SHUKAIRY. SOME OF THE DEMONSTRATORS CARRIED MILITARY OFFICERS SHOULDER-HIGH THE SHOUTED ANTI-ISRAELI AND ANTI-U.S. SLOGANS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7XAAF778LKIZNF5SMORCW1PZD
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XAAF778LKIZNF5SMORCW1PZD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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