• Short Summary

    MR. GEORGE BALL, THE CHIEF UNITED STATES DELEGATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) MET?

  • Description

    MR. GEORGE BALL, THE CHIEF UNITED STATES DELEGATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) MET KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN DURING TALKS IN AMMAN ON THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.

    CROWN PRINCE HASSAN WAS ALSO PRESENT WHEN MR. BALL MET THE KING AT THE RAGHADAN PALACE. EARLIER, THE AMERICAN ENVOY HAD MET THE PRIME MINISTER OF JORDAN, MR. BAHJAT AL-TALHOUNI, THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MR. ABDEL-MONEIM AL-RIFAI, AND JORDAN'S CHIEF DELEGATE TO THE U.N., DR. MOHAMMED AL-FARRA.

    IN A STATEMENT READ TO A PRESS CONFERENCE AFTER THE MEETINGS MR. BALL SAID HE BELIEVED THE FRIENDLY AND FRANK TALKS HAD LED TO THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE ATTITUDE OF THE U.S. THE PURPOSE OF HIS TRIP TO THE MIDDLE EAST, HE SAID, WAS TO HOLD TALKS WITH THE GOVERNMENTS AND LEADERS AND TO SUBMIT WHAT HE CALLED USEFUL PROPOSALS.

    HE HAD FLOWN TO AMMAN FROM ISRAEL, AND WENT ON TO BEIRUT LAST NIGHT, WHERE HE WAS MET WITH HOSTILE DEMONSTRATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACDWS9KBWJ4DZONBUZVD1TK0UF
    Media URN:
    VLVACDWS9KBWJ4DZONBUZVD1TK0UF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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