• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN FLEW INTO CAIRO YESTERDAY (AUGUST 30) FOR POLICY TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER EXPECTED TO LEAD TO A FOUR-POWER ARAB SUMMIT BRINGING IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.

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    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN FLEW INTO CAIRO YESTERDAY (AUGUST 30) FOR POLICY TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER EXPECTED TO LEAD TO A FOUR-POWER ARAB SUMMIT BRINGING IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.

    THE YOUNG MONARCH WAS GREETED WARMLY BY PRESIDENT NASSER AT THE AIRPORT AND CHEERING WORKERS SHOUTED "LONG LIVE ARAB UNITY" AS THE KING AND THE PRESIDENT REVIEWED A GUARD OF HONOUR TO A 21-GUN SALUTE.

    THE TWO LEADERS THEN DROVE STRAIGHT TO KIBBEH REPUBLICAN PALACE TO BEGIN DISCUSSIONS ON STRENGTHENING CO-ORDINATION BETWEEN THE TWO MAIN FRONTS FACING ISRAEL -- THE SUEZ CANAL AND THE JORDAN VALLEY.

    THEY ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO WORK ON PLANS FOR CONVENING A TOP-LEVEL MEETING OF THE HEADS OF STATE OF THE FOUR NATIONS MOST DIRECTLY RANGED AGAINST ISRAEL. IF AGREEMENT IS REACHED PRESIDENT HASSEN EL BAKR OF IRAQ AND SYRIA'S DR. NUREDDIN EL ATTASSI MIGHT WELL BE IN CAIRO EARLY THIS WEEK.

    OTHER TOP PRIORITY ITEMS ON THE AGENDA ARE SURE TO INCLUDE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INCREASING COMMANDO ACTIVITY AND THE HIJACKING OF AN AMERICAN JETLINER ON FRIDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAM0VNKOT93H20TOG95IR7F4N8
    Media URN:
    VLVAM0VNKOT93H20TOG95IR7F4N8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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