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    Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad has been visiting Jordan for talks with Jordanian leaders on the Palestinian guerrillas, the Arab-Israeli situation and the possibility of holding an Arab summit meeting.

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    Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad has been visiting Jordan for talks with Jordanian leaders on the Palestinian guerrillas, the Arab-Israeli situation and the possibility of holding an Arab summit meeting.

    Mr. Riad, who was Egypt's Foreign Minister for eight years, arrived at the Al Ramtha border post by car from Syria on Friday (1 June). He was met by King Hussein's personal representative, Mr. Abdul Muneim Al Rifai, and other senior Foreign Ministry officials.

    On arrival in the capital, Amman, Mr. Riad conferred with the Jordanian Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Zeid Al Rifai. Later the same day, the Arab League Secretary-General met King Hussein.

    The visit was the third stage of Mr. Riad's tour of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan.

    SYNOPSIS: The Arab League Secretary-General, Mr. Mahmoud Riad, crossed the Syrian border on Friday for an official visit to Jordan. Mr. Riad was met by Mr. Abdul Muneim Al Rifai, King Hussein's personal representative. Mr. Riad talked with senior Foreign Ministry officials while he rested from his journey.

    Mr. Riad's visit was the last in his current tour of Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. He was due to discuss a number of Middle East problems with Jordanian leaders. Soon after his arrival, Mr. Riad spoke to newsmen about the objectives of his visit.

    In the capital, Amman, later the same day, Mr. Riad called on Mr. Zeid Al Rifai, Jordan's Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Riad was expected to discuss the Arab-Israeli situation and the possibility of holding an Arab summit meeting.

    In his talks with the Jordanian Prime Minister, Mr. Riad was also expected to discuss the Palestinian guerrilla situation. He was due later to meet King Hussein.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE0TV428LIRUZM5LXYEBIM5SFV
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0TV428LIRUZM5LXYEBIM5SFV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
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    N/A

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