• Short Summary

    The fifteen-nation Security Council of the United Nations appealed unanimously on Wednesday night (9 September) for the immediate release of more than 300 hi-jack hostages being held captive at the revolutionary airstrip in Jordan.

  • Description

    The fifteen-nation Security Council of the United Nations appealed unanimously on Wednesday night (9 September) for the immediate release of more than 300 hi-jack hostages being held captive at the revolutionary airstrip in Jordan.

    The Council's President, Ambassador Davidson N. Nichol of Sierra Leone read the appeal, which also called for the taking of all possible legal steps to ensure against more hi-jackings.

    The Security Council appeal was addressed to all parties, but was aimed mainly at those Arab Governments which might have influence with the Palestine guerrillas.

    Council members were also consulting in private on other measures that might be taken by the world body to counter guerrilla threats, including an international airline boycott of countries harbouring hi-jackers.

    Security Council President Nichol made his statement in the United Nations building in New York;

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA4A0OJVT3V5DFX0NUKKNREP52
    Media URN:
    VLVAA4A0OJVT3V5DFX0NUKKNREP52
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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