European chiefs of the Arab League started a three-day private meeting in London on Thursday (28 September) under a stringent security watch by Scotland Yard.
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SCU Paper with 'Free Palestine' headline TILT UP TO delegates
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SCU Director, Dr. Ahmed Anis, speaking in Arabic
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Background: European chiefs of the Arab League started a three-day private meeting in London on Thursday (28 September) under a stringent security watch by Scotland Yard.
Main topic of the discussions will European and Middle East developments following the killing by Arab guerrillas of II Israeli sportsmen at the Munich Olympics.
Presiding over the conference is Arab League secretary-general Mahmoud Riad, who is due to leave London on Saturday (30 September) to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
On Wednesday (27 September) during a B.B.C. television interview, Israeli Premier Golda Meir said she could see no possibility of Palestinians ever having a homeland of their own in the Middle East. She also insisted Israel would never sit at a conference table with the Palestinians.
SYNOPSIS: As Scotland Yard Kept close watch on the London headquarters of the Arab League on Thursday, the organisation's European chiefs started a three-day private meeting with Mahmoud Riad, secretary-general of the L???gue, in the chair. Main topic of discussion was inevitably the killing of the Israeli sportsmen by Arab guerrillas at the Munich Olympics, and effects the incident is having throughout Europe.
Doctor Ahmed Anis, director of the L???gue's London office, spoke about the meeting and affects it might have on the Middle East situation.