• Short Summary

    AT THE ARAB LEAGUE HEADQUARTERS IN CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY), THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION OPENED A FIVE-DAY CONFERENCE OF SPOKESMEN OF SEVERAL RESISTANCE ORGANISATIONS - INCLUDING THE LARGEST, EL-FATAH - TO DISCUSS WAYS OF STEPPING-UP GUERILLA WARFARE IN ISRAELI-OCCUPIED TERRITORIES.

  • Description

    AT THE ARAB LEAGUE HEADQUARTERS IN CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY), THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION OPENED A FIVE-DAY CONFERENCE OF SPOKESMEN OF SEVERAL RESISTANCE ORGANISATIONS - INCLUDING THE LARGEST, EL-FATAH - TO DISCUSS WAYS OF STEPPING-UP GUERILLA WARFARE IN ISRAELI-OCCUPIED TERRITORIES.

    THE COUNCIL TALKS ARE RUNNING CONCURRENTLY WITH THE FOUR-POWER SUMMIT TALKS ALSO BEING HELD IN THE EGYPTIAN CAPITAL BETWEEN THE HEADS OF STATE OF EGYPT, JORDAN, SYRIA AND IRAQ TO COORDINATE MILITARY OPERATIONS AGAINST ISRAEL.

    MAIN MOVERS OF THE COUNCIL'S CONFERENCE ARE THE ARAB LEAGUE'S SECRETARY GENERAL ABDEL KHALEK HASSOUNA AND THE PALESTINE COUNCIL'S CHAIRMAN YEHYA HAMOUDA.

    THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION AND HEAD OF THE EL FATAH MOVEMENT, MR. YASSER ARAFAT, WAS INVITED TO ATTEND - MAINLY, IT IS REPORTED, TO DISCUSS COOPERATION BETWEEN GUERILLA GROUPS OPERATING IN THE DIFFERENT TERRITORIES.

    NEARLY 100 DELEGATES FROM THE VARIOUS RESISTANCE GROUPS ARE ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE AND THEY HEARD MR. HASSOUNA CALL FOR A "DECISIVE CONFRONTATION" WITH ISRAEL AND THE CHALLENGE TO THE ARAB WOULD WHICH HAD REACHED ITS PEAK WITH THE BURNING OF THE AL MOSQUE IN JERUSALEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9RY9BJ9QXP6W64S6BEMB4KXD7
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RY9BJ9QXP6W64S6BEMB4KXD7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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