• Short Summary

    THE ARAB LEAGUE COUNCIL MET IN CAIRO ON WEDNESDAY TO DISCUSS VARIOUS SUBJECTS OF MUTUAL INTEREST.

  • Description

    THE ARAB LEAGUE COUNCIL MET IN CAIRO ON WEDNESDAY TO DISCUSS VARIOUS SUBJECTS OF MUTUAL INTEREST. IT WAS THE 52ND ORDINARY SESSION OF THE COUNCIL AT AMBASSADORIAL LEVEL.

    SEVERAL DELEGATES SEVERELY CRITICIZED THE UNITED STATES FOR SUPPLYING PHANTOM JET FIGHTERS TO ISRAEL AND FOR GIVING IT WHAT THE ARABS CALLED "THE UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT". MR. DARDIRI ISMAIL, SUDAN'S AMBASSADOR IN CAIRO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE CURRENT SESSION SAID THAT THE U.S. WAS BACKING WHAT HE TERMED ISRAEL'S FLAGRANT AGRESSION AGAINST THE ARAB STATE.

    ALGERIAN AMBASSADOR LAKHDAR IBRAHIMI BLAMED AMERICAN SUPPORT FOR THE FAILURE OF ALL ATTEMPTS TO REACH PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT FOR THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS AND SAID THAT THE ARABS' ONLY ALTERNATIVE NOW IS TO FIGHT.

    THE COUNCIL BEGAN DISCUSSIONS ON A 30-ITEM AGENDA AND EARMARKED FUNDS FOR THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE PALESTINE RESISTANCE AND FORMED A COMMITTEE TO COMBAT ZIONIST INFILTRATION INTO AFRICA. THE COUNCIL ALSO ASKED MR. ABDEL-KHOLAK HASSOUNA, ITS SECRETARY-GENERAL, TO STAY ON IN OFFICE INDEFINITELY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC8MAMD6BJ0QILNVIHIMXKMJOB
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8MAMD6BJ0QILNVIHIMXKMJOB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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