• Short Summary

    SIXTY WEALTHY JEWISH BANKERS AND BUSINESSMEN FROM 13 NATIONS ARE MEETING IN JERUSALEM FOR TWO-DAY TALKS ON BOOSTING ISRAEL'S ECONOMY AFTER THE WAR WITH THE ARAB STATES.

  • Description

    SIXTY WEALTHY JEWISH BANKERS AND BUSINESSMEN FROM 13 NATIONS ARE MEETING IN JERUSALEM FOR TWO-DAY TALKS ON BOOSTING ISRAEL'S ECONOMY AFTER THE WAR WITH THE ARAB STATES. THEY WERE INVITED TO ISRAEL BY PRIME MINISTER LEVI ESHKOL TO HELP STIMULATE INVESTMENT AND FIND NEW OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR ISRAEL PRODUCTS. THEY WILL ALSO MAP-OUT THE GROUND FOR A FULL-SCALE ECONOMIC CONFERENCE IN JERUSALEM NEXT SPRING, IN WHICH ABOUT 1,00 DELEGATES WILL TAKE PART.

    OPENING THE CONFERENCE PRIME MINISTER ESHKOL REITERATED ISRAEL'S DESIRE FOR PEACE TALKS SEPARATELY OR TOGETHER WITH THE ARAB STATES AND HE SAID ISRAEL WOULD NEVER RETURN TO A SITUATION OF "CONSTANT THREAT" FROM ITS ARAB NEIGHBOURS.

    HE SAID ISRAEL WOULD COOPERATE FULLY IN SOLVING THE REFUGEE PROBLEM WHICH WAS BEST TACKLED UNDER A REGIONAL PLAN, AND PROMISED FAIR AND EQUITABLE TREATMENT FOR ARABS IN ISRAELI-OCCUPIED TERRITORIES.

    OTHER SPEAKERS AT THE MEETING, WHICH IS BEING HELD IN THE KNESSET (PARLIAMENT) BUILDING, WERE ISRAELI FINANCE MINISTERS MR SAPIR, AND DR. HERTZOG, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACK9K69DAYM3ZZBDJBZLCPMSQU
    Media URN:
    VLVACK9K69DAYM3ZZBDJBZLCPMSQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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