It's reported from Amman that "hardline" Arab leaders have urged King Hussein of Jordan to reject the agreements reached at the Egyptian-Israel Summit at Camp David In the United States.
SV King Hussein of Jordan PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Libyan Jamahiriya leader Muammar Gaddafi walking from conference hall (3 shots).
GV Armed guards outside building.
MV INT. Three leaders seated around table. (3 shots)
SV EXT. Hussein followed by Arafat and Gaddafi leaving building and Hussein and Arafat shake hands. (2 shots).
SV Hussein speaking to newsmen.
REPORTER: "Are you back together again?"
HUSSEIN: "Ah well, President Sadat was in touch with us yesterday. We learned later in the day that he will be making this limited offer and of course we welcomed it. It has given us an opportunity to talk over all matters and I believe results are quite possible."
REPORTER: "Do you think Camp David is a viable proposition still?"
HUSSEIN: "I'll talk about Camp David tomorrow."
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Background: It's reported from Amman that "hardline" Arab leaders have urged King Hussein of Jordan to reject the agreements reached at the Egyptian-Israel Summit at Camp David In the United States.
SYNOPSIS: A meeting was held in Amman on Friday (22 September) between King Hussein, the leader of the Libyan Jamahiriya, Colonel Maummar Gaddafi, and the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Yasser Arafat. According to the reports, King Hussein made no promises during the meeting. However when the accords reached at Camp David were first announced, King Hussein did voice some criticism. The gathering of Arab leaders in Amman follows a meeting between King Hussein and the American Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. King Hussein is understood to have said no final decision had been reached on the accords, pending consultation with other Arab states. After their meeting, the Arab leaders attended a working lunch.
The meeting in Amman is only a small part of the intense diplomatic activity that is taking place in Arab capitals following the Camp David summit. Before visiting Amman, Mr Vance had held talks with Crown Prince Fahd and King Khalid of Saudi Arabia. The Saudis were reported to have warmly welcomed the idea of the Summit at Camp David, but not its result.
After the meeting in Amman, King Hussein told newsmen Jordan's position had not changed. He was asked about relations with Egypt.