• Short Summary

    ARAB LEADERS BEGIN ARRIVING IN CAIRO THIS WEEKEND FOR MONDAY'S SUMMIT CONFERENCE. THE MEETING OF?

  • Description

    ARAB LEADERS BEGIN ARRIVING IN CAIRO THIS WEEKEND FOR MONDAY'S SUMMIT CONFERENCE. THE MEETING OF MEMBERS OF THE 13-NATION ARAB LEAGUE WAS CALLED BY PRESIDENT NASSER LAST MONTH TO DISCUSS ISRAELI PLANS TO DIVERT THE RIVER JORDAN.

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ARAB TECHNICAL ADVISERS MET IN CAIRO TO PREPARE ARGUMENTS AGAINST THE ISRAELI SCHEME. HOSTS WERE DR MOHAMMED AHMED SELIM AND DR AHMED ALY FARAG, BOTH OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    ARAB KINGS AND HEADS OF STATE WILL BE THERE IN PERSON ON MONDAY. PRESIDENT NASSER HAS SAID THAT THE JORDAN WATERS WERE "A MATTER OF DESTINY" WHICH COULD NOT BE DEALT WITH AT THE LEVEL OF CHIEFS OF STAFF OR DEFENCE MINISTERS.

    ISRAEL'S PLAN, THE MAIN STAGE OF WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE FINALISED IN MARCH, IS TO DIVERT PART OF THE RIVER BY CANAL AND PIPELINE TO IRRIGATE THE ARID NEGEV DESERT. NEIGHBOURING ARAB LANDS, ESPECIALLY JORDAN ITSELF, FEAR THE PLAN WILL AFFECT THEIR AGRICULTURE.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZCLHUW4HVWCW5ZDWXFCQC64B
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZCLHUW4HVWCW5ZDWXFCQC64B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment