• Short Summary

    Accompanied by the Lebanese Premier Mr Saeb Salam, King Hussein of Jordan on Tuesday (22 June) visited a refugee camp at Al-Talbieh on the outskirts of Amman.

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    Accompanied by the Lebanese Premier Mr Saeb Salam, King Hussein of Jordan on Tuesday (22 June) visited a refugee camp at Al-Talbieh on the outskirts of Amman.

    Speaking to a large crowd of refugees, King Hussein said that the road to peace in the Middle East was still long and difficult. But he pledged that his country would "continue to be loyal to the principles and aims of our ancestors, for freedom, unity, and a better life for the Arabs.

    The Jordanian Monarch and the Lebanese Premier later visited areas of the Jordan Valley's front line with Israel.

    SYNOPSIS: The Al-Talbieh refugee camp on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital of Amman was visited on Tuesday by King Hussein. He was accompanied by the Lebanese Prime Minister, Mr Saeb Salam.

    Speaking to the refugees, King Hussein said that the road to peace with Israel was still long and difficult. But he pledged that Jordan would remain loyal to the Arab quest for freedom, unity, and a better life for the Arab people.

    The people gave the two leaders an enthusiastic welcome. The Jordanian Monarch and his Lebanese guest were spending the day with a visit to the refugee camp, followed by a helicopter trip to Jordan Valley front line areas facing Israel.

    The King spoke of his country as the shield which protects the Arab east from danger. He said that the battle with Israel was based on strength and unity, and asked that the Arab countries closed their ranks, so that Jerusalem and occupied territory may be liberated.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA996HI4DAL7I1OIFCM4W14051O
    Media URN:
    VLVA996HI4DAL7I1OIFCM4W14051O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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