West German Foreign Minister Herr Welter Scheel arrived in Jordan on Tuesday (22 May) on the second leg of his Middle East tour.
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Background: West German Foreign Minister Herr Welter Scheel arrived in Jordan on Tuesday (22 May) on the second leg of his Middle East tour.
He was met at the airport by his Jordanian counterpart Mr. Salah Abu Zeid, and later in the day held talks with Mr. Zeid and with the Prime Minister Mr. Ahmad Al-Laouzi.
On Wednesday(23 May) Herr Scheel attended a luncheon at the Royal Place, given in his honour by King Hussein and Queen Alie. The Foreign Minister ??? According to Jordanian ??? the Prince ??? the importance of consolidating his country's relations with the European Economic Community.
In talks with Jordanian Ministers, Herr Scheel said that his country supported the United Nations Security Council Resolution of November 1967 that calls on Israel to withdraw form territory occupied during the June war of 1967. For their part Jordanian Ministers stressed that they were anxious for pace, but it had to be a peace based on justice for everyone.
Relations between the two countries have always been satisfactory and West Germany has contributed generously to Jordan's development projects. Following his stay in Jordan Herr Scheel flew to Lebanon to complete his tour of the Middle East.