• Short Summary

    Syria's President, Hafez Al-Assad has rejected a United States-Egyptian proposal for preparatory Middle-East peace talks between Arab and Israeli Foreign Ministers.

  • Description

    Syria's President, Hafez Al-Assad has rejected a United States-Egyptian proposal for preparatory Middle-East peace talks between Arab and Israeli Foreign Ministers. Israel had supported the proposal for "working group" talks before the official meeting in Geneva gets under way. But while he made it clear that the pre-Geneva Talks proposal did not get his approval, President Assad also indicated that he wants the United States to continue mediating for a Middle East peace settlement.

    SYNOPSIS: President Assad's announcements came at a Damascus news conference, held after he'd spent four hours talking with United States Secretary of State, Cyrus Vanca. (on 4 August).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWJ2DYUV3M3U578YS0RXIC3CM
    Media URN:
    VLVACWJ2DYUV3M3U578YS0RXIC3CM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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