Mr. Joseph Sisco, the United States Assistant Secretary of State, arrived at Lydda Airport near?
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SV SISCO OFF AIRCRAFT, GREETED BY U.S. AMBASSADOR AND OTHER
MV SISCO WALKS WITH AMBASSADOR
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MV INT..SISCO AT MICROPHONE
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TRANSCRIPT: SEQ.8: SISCO: "The United States will persist in its efforts to help all concerned in the Middle East to achieve agreement on the concrete steps necessary to carry out the U.N. Security council resolution. At the same time, it is essential that the parties themselves make greater efforts...."
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Background: Mr. Joseph Sisco, the United States Assistant Secretary of State, arrived at Lydda Airport near Tel Aviv on Tuesday (14 April) on the latest leg of his tour of Middle East countries.
He was in Israel to confer with Prime Minister Golda Meir and members of the Israeli cabinet and will visit border villages in the North Jordan Valley. He has already visited Cairo and Cyprus during his tour and will also be holding talks in Amman before attending a meeting of United States diplomats in Teheran next week.
At Lydda Airport Mr. Sisco made a statement to the press;