• Short Summary

    THE LEADERS OF FIVE ARAB NATIONS MET IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT TO PLAN THE NEXT PHASE OF THEIR MILITARY ACTION AGAINST ISRAEL.

  • Description

    THE LEADERS OF FIVE ARAB NATIONS MET IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT TO PLAN THE NEXT PHASE OF THEIR MILITARY ACTION AGAINST ISRAEL. ATTENDING ARE PRESIDENT NASSER OF EGYPT, KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, IRAQI INTERIOR MINISTER SALEH AMMASH, SYRIAN LEADER DOCTOR ATASSI, AND CHAIRMAN OF THE SUDANESE REVOLUTIONARY COMMAND COUNCIL, GENERAL NIMEIRY.

    THE FIRST MEETINGS WAS HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). THE FIVE LEADERS REVIEWED THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN BROAD OUTLINE. THE MEETING LASTED THREE HOURS. ITS THE FIRST CONFERENCE BETWEEN THE NATIONS SINCE LAST SEPTEMBER.

    THE UNITED STATES CAME UNDER ATTACK DURING THE TALKS FOR ITS POLITICAL AND MILITARY SUPPORT OF ISRAEL. WASHINGTON IS ACCUSED OF GIVING ISRAEL THE ARMS WHICH ENABLE HER TO CONTINUE OCCUPYING TERRITORIES TAKEN IN THE 1967 WAR. THE ARABS ALSO SAY THE UNITED STATES SUPPORT ALSO ALLOWS ISRAEL TO RESIST A SOLUTION BASED ON UNITED NATIONS RECOMMENDATIONS AND MAKE FURTHER AND EVER MORE PENETRATIVE ATTACKS ON ARAB COUNTRIES. THE RAIDS, INCLUDING THE RECENT SERIES OF AIR STRIKES ON MILITARY TARGETS ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF CAIRO, WERE A MAJOR TOPIC AT THE TALKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHKZOKKBWZS886GK636OGS3KA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHKZOKKBWZS886GK636OGS3KA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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