INTRODUCTION: King Hussein of Jordan has called upon the Arab countries to strengthen their cooperation in case of a Geneva Middle East peace conference failure, due to what he termed "Israeli stubbornness".
GV PAN King Hussein in uniform walking to rostrum.
GV Hussein meeting officials.
SV PAN Cadets on parade ground
SV PAN Spectators
SV Hussein gives cadet award. (2 shots)
SV Flag presented to flag-bearer.
GV King Hussein and platform party stand as cadets march off parade ground. (2 shots)
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Background: INTRODUCTION: King Hussein of Jordan has called upon the Arab countries to strengthen their cooperation in case of a Geneva Middle East peace conference failure, due to what he termed "Israeli stubbornness". Speaking to newsmen in the Jordanian capital, Amman, on Saturday (2 April), he emphasised the necessity of achieving solidarity before the start of any peace talks. King Hussein recently took part in a good example os such Arab cooperation......
SYNOPSIS: The Jordanian head of state on Thursday (31 March) presided over a graduation ceremony for police cadets from other Arab lands. The ceremony was held at the Royal Police Academy in Amman. It was the culmination of the fifth police cadets course for the Arab Gulf states.
These cadets are from the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Quatar. King Hussein who had a British military training, must have appreciated the impeccable discipline of their parade ground display.
Part of his task was to hand out prizes to the cadet elite who graduated top in a course which included history, law, weapon training and unarmed combat. The smart military-style ceremony must have brought back many memories for the Jordanian ruler. For his traditional British education included a spell at a Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.
Educational and training aid and facilities are one of the things Jordan can supply some of its oil-rich Arab neighbours, whose own facilities, although expanding, are still inadequate. These police cadets reflect just that cooperation and closeness that King Hussein was talking about at the week-end.