• Short Summary

    THE THIRD CONFERENCE OF ARAB KINGS AND HEADS OF STATE WILL OPEN IN CASABLANCA, MOROCCO ON SEPTEMBER 13TH.

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    SHOTS OF THE CITY OF CASABLANCA, WHERE THE MEETINGS WILL TAKE PLACE. THE PRINCIPAL PERSONALITIES SHOWN INCLUDE PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, WHO WILL TAKE THE CHAIR AT CASABLANCA; KING FEISAL OF SAUDI ARABIA, WHO WILL BE ATTENDING AS KING FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HE SUCCEEDED HIS BROTHER, KING SAUD, LAST NOVEMBER; COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE, THE NEW RULER OF ALGERIA SINCE THE MILITARY COUP OF LAST JUNE; AND PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA. AFTER HIS DISPUTE WITH SOME OF THE OTHER ARAB STATES, NOTABLY THE U.A.R., OVER HIS PROPOSALS FOR A SETTLEMENT WITH ISRAEL, IT HAS NOT YET BEEN CONFIRMED THAT PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA WILL GO TO CASABLANCA. FILM ALSO INCLUDES SHOTS OF THE RECENT MEETING BETWEEN PRESIDENT NASSER AND KING FEISAL THAT SETTLED THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THEIR TWO COUNTRIES OVER THE CIVIL WAR IN THE YEMEN.




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    Background: THE THIRD CONFERENCE OF ARAB KINGS AND HEADS OF STATE WILL OPEN IN CASABLANCA, MOROCCO ON SEPTEMBER 13TH.IT IS EXPECTED TO LAST FIVE DAYS.

    BEFORE THAT, THEIR FOREIGN MINISTERS WILL MEET ON SEPTEMBER 9TH TO DISCUSS THE AGENDA FOR THE MAIN MEETING; AND THE ARAB JOINT DEFENCE COUNCIL WILL MEET ON SEPTEMBER 11TH.

    THE DRAFT AGENDA CONTAINS MANY SUBJECTS CONSIDERED AT THE TWO PREVIOUS ARAB SUMMIT MEETINGS, IN CAIRO IN JANUARY 1964, AND IN ALEXANDRIA IN SEPTEMBER 1964.THESE INCLUDE THE PROJECTS FOR DIVERTING WATER FROM THE RIVER JORDAN TRIBUTARIES AWAY FROM ISRAEL; THE DEVELOPMENT OF A UNIFIED ARAB MILITARY COMMAND AND THE FORMATION OF AN ARMY OF PALESTINE ARABS; THE SITUATION IN THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION, INCLUDING ADEN; AND THE ARAB COMMON MARKET.THERE WILL ALSO BE PROPOSALS BEFORE THE CONFERENCE TO EARMARK GBP2 MILLION STERLING FOR AN ARAB INFORMATION FUND AND TO SET UP ARAB LEAGUE OFFICES IN AFRICA, ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QIG88WQOICYKIYIYW7AEWD5C
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QIG88WQOICYKIYIYW7AEWD5C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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