• Short Summary

    AS ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE MEETING IN CAIRO TODAY (SUNDAY) NEWS CAME THAT THE ISRAEL GOVERNMENT HAD DECIDED TO ACCEPT WEST GERMANY'S OFFER OF FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS.

  • Description

    AS ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS WERE MEETING IN CAIRO TODAY (SUNDAY) NEWS CAME THAT THE ISRAEL GOVERNMENT HAD DECIDED TO ACCEPT WEST GERMANY'S OFFER OF FULL DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTERS GATHERED TO DISCUSS A COMMON STAND ON THE WEST GERMAN OFFER AND REPORTS STEMMING FROM LAST WEEK'S EMERGENCY MEETING OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ARAB HEADS OF STATE.

    THE ARAB LEAGUE'S SECRETARY-GENERAL, MR ABDUL KHALIQ HASSOUNA, DESCRIBED THE ISRAEL-BONN DIPLOMATIC LIAISON AS A "MANOEUVRE DESIGNED TO EMBARRASS THE ARABS."
    A REPORT ON WEST GERMAN AID TO ISRAEL SINCE 1952 WAS EXAMINED BY THE FOREIGN MINISTERS.IT CLAIMED THAT BONN HAD HELPED TO THE EXTENT OF 24,600 MILLION MARKS, PART OF THE PAYMENTS BEING USED TO STRENGTHEN ISRAELI MILITARY POWER.

    RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE HEADS OF STATE WERE ALSO DISCUSSED.DISCLOSED LATER BY PRESIDENT NASSER, THEY COVERED THE WITHDRAWAL OF ARAB AMBASSADORS FROM BONN, BREAKING-OFF OF DIPLOMATIC AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS IF BONN RECOGNISED ISRAEL, AND A WARNING THAT ARAB COUNTRIES WOULD STOP DEALING WITH THEM IF THEY INSISTED ON BACKING ISRAEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6Y9CFJQJO6OD70YHX0XXFYPY
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6Y9CFJQJO6OD70YHX0XXFYPY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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