• Short Summary

    IN THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, THE LEADERS OF 13 ARAB LEAGUE STATES ENDED THEIR MEETING AT ALEXANDRIA'S MONTAZAH PALACE LAST NIGHT (SEPTEMBER 11) AFTER ISSUING A COMMUNIQUE EXPRESSING DETERMINATION TO PROCEED IMMEDIATELY TO DIVERT THE WATERS OF THE RIVER JORDAN AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

  • Description

    IN THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, THE LEADERS OF 13 ARAB LEAGUE STATES ENDED THEIR MEETING AT ALEXANDRIA'S MONTAZAH PALACE LAST NIGHT (SEPTEMBER 11) AFTER ISSUING A COMMUNIQUE EXPRESSING DETERMINATION TO PROCEED IMMEDIATELY TO DIVERT THE WATERS OF THE RIVER JORDAN AND ITS TRIBUTARIES.

    IT WAS THE SECOND ARAB SUMMIT MEETING, FOLLOWING ONE IN CAIRO SEVEN MONTHS AGO WHEN THE ARAB LEADERS MET EXPRESSLY TO DISCUSS SCHEMES TO COUNTER THE PLANS OF ISRAEL TO DIVERT JORDAN RIVER WATERS.

    THE SECOND MEETING CONSIDERED OTHER MATTERS AS WELL, PRIMARILY THE WORSENING RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO ARAB COUNTRIES, SAUDI ARABIA AND YEMEN.

    LAST NIGHT'S COMMUNIQUE, BROADCAST BY CAIRO RADIO, ALSO WELCOMED A DECISION OF THE DELEGATES TO FORM A PALESTINE ARMY, DENOUNCED WHAT IT CALLED "BRITISH IMPERIALISM IN THE ARAB SOUTH", CALLED FOR THE LIQUIDATION OF FOREIGN BASES IN ADEN AND CYPRUS, AND EXPRESSED SATISFACTION WITH ARAB UNITY.

    THE COMMUNIQUE, IN ADDITION, CRITICISED COLONIALISM IN AFRICA AND DENOUNCED FOREIGN INTERFERENCE IN THE CONGO.

    THE COMMUNIQUE DID NOT GIVE ANY DETAILS OF DIVERSION SCHEMES CONCERNING THE JORDAN, OR WHAT MILITARY PLAN WOULD BE ADOPTED TO COUNTER ANY ATTACK ISRAEL MIGHT LAUNCH TO PREVENT THE SCHEMES.

    THE ARAB MEETING BEGAN LAST SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 5).

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    Film ID:
    VLVADBMGH2SIV48LV2LASMCHF2V49
    Media URN:
    VLVADBMGH2SIV48LV2LASMCHF2V49
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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