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    Palestine guerrilla leader Yasser Arafat met with President Boumedienne of Algeria in Algeria yesterday (Friday November 13).

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    Palestine guerrilla leader Yasser Arafat met with President Boumedienne of Algeria in Algeria yesterday (Friday November 13). The guerrilla leader is one a tour of Arab capitals and flew into Algiers from Tripoli where he had talks with Libyan leaders.

    The Algerian President conferred with the guerrilla delegation for two hours before personally seeing them off. No communique was issued after the talks, but in an interview published in Algeria recently, the guerrilla leader claimed that American expert were in command of the anti-guerrilla operations in Jordan last September.

    Those in operational command, said the guerrilla leader, were American experts. He also said the deaths in the fighting totalled over 20,000 with another 14,000 wounded.

    Yasser Arafat also rejected the idea of creating a Palestinian State in Jordan and the Gaza strip. He is expected to spend several days in Algeria.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE632TVDAIQM2OOYVE56B9ET6Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAE632TVDAIQM2OOYVE56B9ET6Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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