• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET UNION HAS PROMISED TO COMPENSATE ARAB NATIONS FOR MUNITIONS LOST DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, AN ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN KUWAIT WAS TOLD TODAY (SUNDAY).

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    THE SOVIET UNION HAS PROMISED TO COMPENSATE ARAB NATIONS FOR MUNITIONS LOST DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, AN ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS' CONFERENCE IN KUWAIT WAS TOLD TODAY (SUNDAY).

    THE SOVIET UNDERTAKING WAS RELAYED TO THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER, HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, AND DISCLOSED TO THE FOREIGN MINISTERS BY THE ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, ABDEL AZIZ BOUTEFLIKA.

    THE CONFERENCE CLOSED TODAY. IT LASTED TWO DAYS AND WAS ATTENDED BY REPRESENTATIVES OF THIRTEEN ARAB NATIONS.

    DURING THEIR DISCUSSIONS THE DELEGATES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE REAFFIRMED THE STOPPAGE OF OIL EXPORTS TO COUNTRIES THEY SAY SUPPORT ISRAEL.

    AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE THE KUWAITI FOREIGN MINISTER, SHEIKH SABAH AL AHMED AL JABER AL SABAH MADE AN APPEAL FOR ARAB UNITY, AND SAID A NEW ERA IN INTER-ARAB RELATIONS SHOULD NOW BEGIN.

    REUTER, QUOTING CONFERENCE OBSERVERS, SAYS THE NEW-FOUND UNITY AMONG ARAB STATES FOLLOWING THE CONFLICT WITH ISRAEL MIGHT HELP SETTLE THE YEMENI WAR, AND THE DISPUTES BETWEEN SAUDI ARABIA AND EGYPT. SAUDI ARABIA HAS SUPPORTED YEMENI ROYALIST FORCES WHILE EGYPT HAS BACKED THE REPUBLIC ELEMENTS.

    THE DISCUSSIONS ON THE MIDDLE EAST ARE TO CONTINUE IN NEW YORK WHEN A DATE WILL BE FIXED FOR AN ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADWL279L3S82MX034KZFOQHIFA
    Media URN:
    VLVADWL279L3S82MX034KZFOQHIFA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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