• Short Summary

    THE ARAB SUMMIT TALKS CONTINUED IN RABAT TODAY, (MONDAY) WITH NINE OF THE FOURTEEN LEAGUE STATES URGING AN IMMEDIATE ADOPTION OF A MOBILISATION PLAN WHICH WOULD FIX A ZERO HOUR FOR WAR WITH ISRAEL.

  • Description

    THE ARAB SUMMIT TALKS CONTINUED IN RABAT TODAY, (MONDAY) WITH NINE OF THE FOURTEEN LEAGUE STATES URGING AN IMMEDIATE ADOPTION OF A MOBILISATION PLAN WHICH WOULD FIX A ZERO HOUR FOR WAR WITH ISRAEL. THE PLAN WAS BACKED BY THE FOUR STATES BORDERING ISRAEL...THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, JORDAN, SYRIA AND LEBANON.

    THE PLAN PROVIDES FOR NATIONAL CONTINGENTS TO BE MOBILISED FOR WAR WITH ISRAEL AT A ZERO HOUR TO BE FIXED DURING THE CONFERENCE PROVIDED THAT A PEACEFUL RECOVERY OF LANDS OCCUPIED BY ISRAEL CAN'T BE REACHED. THE PLAN WAS ALSO BACKED BY SUDAN, LIBYA, IRAQ, SOUTHERN YEMEN AND YEMEN. ALGERIA, SAUDI ARABIA, MOROCCO AND TUNISIA PRESSED FOR FURTHER STUDY OF THE SITUATION WHILE KUWAIT DIDN'T SIDE WITH EITHER GROUP.

    THE PROPOSAL WAS SUBMITTED BY THE AUTHOR, MAJOR GENERAL MOHAMMED FAWZI OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC WHO IS WAR MINISTER AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE WESTERN AND EASTERN FRONTS AGAINST ISRAEL. HE TOLD THE CONFERENCE TODAY THAT THE ARAB DEFENCE COUNCIL HAD TENTATIVELY APPROVED THE PLAN AT ITS CAIRO MEETING LAST MONTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAVHHD8G3S67MGXBGW0R42SUP
    Media URN:
    VLVAAVHHD8G3S67MGXBGW0R42SUP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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