• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN APPEARED WITH HIS BROTHER PRINCE MOUHAMMAD AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN AMMAN LAST THURSDAY (8 JUNE) ENDING SPECULATIONS AT THAT TIME THAT HE MIGHT HAVE LEFT THE COUNTRY AND CONFIRMED JORDAN'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS CEASEFIRE DEMAND.

  • Description

    KING HUSSEIN APPEARED WITH HIS BROTHER PRINCE MOUHAMMAD AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN AMMAN LAST THURSDAY (8 JUNE) ENDING SPECULATIONS AT THAT TIME THAT HE MIGHT HAVE LEFT THE COUNTRY AND CONFIRMED JORDAN'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS CEASEFIRE DEMAND.

    HE TOLD THE CONFERENCE THAT HE FELT "PAIN AT THE ATTITUDE OF CERTAIN FRIENDLY NATIONS." HE DID NOT NAME THEM BUT HE DECLARED ADMIRATION FOR IRAQI TROOPS WHO "TOOK PART WITH US IN FIGHTING ON THIS LAND."
    KING HUSSEIN SAID THAT ARAB FORCES FOUGHT BRAVELY, WITH DETERMINATION AND HIGH MORALE. JORDAN'S EFFORTS TO DEFEND ITS SOIL CALLED FOR PRIDE.

    HE SAID JORDAN WAS TRYING TO BE RESPONSIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS CEASEFIRE RESOLUTION "BUT IF THE ENEMY DECIDED TO RESUME ITS AGGRESSION WE SHOULD FIGHT UNTIL THE LAST SOLDIER, WHATEVER THE CONSEQUENCES."
    BRITISH AND UNITED STATES EMBASSY OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN EVACUATED BY AIR FROM JORDAN TO TEHERAN IN IRAN. THE OPERATION BEGAN ON FRIDAY (9 MAY) AND TOOK 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAUJ6MG1ZNPFWQ9SSSPYDQ5SGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAUJ6MG1ZNPFWQ9SSSPYDQ5SGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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