Representatives of Palestinian refugees living in Jordan Called on the Prime Minister, Al-Louzi, on Monday (2 March) to express their support for the new federation plan announced by King Hussein.
GV EXT Primary House
GV INT Delegates scented around table headed by Al-Louzi
SV & SCU Delegates speaking
MS Al Louzi listens PAN TO delegates applauding.
MV Another delegate speaking
MV Al-Louzi listens
SCU & GV Delegates applaud (3 shots)
SCU Al-Louzi speaks
SV Al-Louzi speaks with others
MV Al Louzi speaks as newsmen take notes
GV INT Delegates around table
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Background: Representatives of Palestinian refugees living in Jordan Called on the Prime Minister, Al-Louzi, on Monday (2 March) to express their support for the new federation plan announced by King Hussein.
The plan envisages two autonomous states within the kingdom of Jordan. One would be on the East Bank of the River Jordan--the other in the at present Israeli-occupied West Bank, to be known as the United Arab Kingdom.
Cuspate the support pledged by Palestinian refugees in Jordan, King Hussein's plan has been received with anger in most of the arab world--and there have been received with anger in most of the arab world--and their have been widespread calls for a political and economic boycott against Jordan.
SYNOPSIS: A meeting at Primary House in Jordanian capital, Amman, on Monday--and support for King Hussein's plan for a new federated kingdom. It came from representatives of various Palestinian refugee organisations based in Jordan. They told Premier Al-Louzi that their people would support the plan--despite the widespread opposition voiced by leaders in other Arab countries.
Premier Al-Louzi was told that palestinian refugees remain loyal to the King and will support his government.The King's plan would create two autonomous states within the Kingdom of Jordan. One would be the East Bank of the Jordan River--the other, the at present Israeli-occupied, West Bank. After hearing the views of the representatives, Premier Al-Louzi thanked them for their loyalty and spoke briefly about the King's plan. The representatives later reported back to their organisations in camps throughout Jordan.