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    Palestinian guerrilla leader, Yasser Arafat, on Tuesday night (18 November) accused Israel of preparing a fifth Middle East war.

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    Palestinian guerrilla leader, Yasser Arafat, on Tuesday night (18 November) accused Israel of preparing a fifth Middle East war.

    Speaking at a press conference in Algiers, Mr Arafat said Israel was preparing what he called "in strategic terms, a preventative strike."
    The leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) announced an intensification and escalation of Palestinian military operations and political efforts inside and outside the occupied territories.

    Mr Arafat also announced that he would be meeting King Hussein of Jordan and President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Hafez Assad of Syria soon to discuss the outcome of the recent Arab summit conference in Rabat. He told newsmen the meeting would he held within the next few weeks, but did not disclose the venues.

    Mr Arafat announced that the Palestinian leadership would also be meeting soon to discuss the possibility of setting up a Palestinian government in exile.

    The PLO leader had met with Algerian President Houari Boumedienne earlier in the day. It was not known how long Mr. Arafat would stay in Algiers.

    Palestinian guerrilla leader, Yasser Arafat held a press conference in Algiers on Tuesday night to announce further moves towards regaining occupied Palestinian territory.

    The leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation accused Israel of Preparing a fifth Middle East war. Mr. Arafat said the PLO would intensify and escalate its military and political efforts inside and outside the occupied territories. He also announce that he would be meeting King Hussein of Jordan and Presidents Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Hafez Assad of Syria to discuss Israeli military preparations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABOZMAAPG9WBJB5XALQU1Z3ZCV
    Media URN:
    VLVABOZMAAPG9WBJB5XALQU1Z3ZCV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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