• Short Summary

    King Hussein formally announced to a meeting of prominent Jordanians and Palestinians on Wednesday(15th March) his plans for the creation of a new state to be called the United Arab Kingdom.

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    1.
    SV INT. Members of Government & King Hussein
    0.10

    2.
    SCU King speaking (IN ARABIC)
    0.18

    3.
    SV Ministers applaud
    0.24

    4.
    SV King speaks in English
    1.20


    SOF IN:"To see us..."



    ENDS:"...and welcome you." Crowd applause and Hussein leaving room.



    HUSSEIN: "To see us emerge with our plan for the future, one people, one aim, one objective -- confident, hopeful and determined -- to see us recognise our home; and attempt to do so along the best possible basis -- guaranteeing rights of old with equality and dignity -- in the face of all tracks, in the face of the times and in the face of all dangers. I thank you and welcome you".




    Initials SGM/1300 SGM/1248


    The Kin's ideas have already been denounced by the Palestinian Commando movement (See Visnews production number 3407/72), and by Israel.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: King Hussein formally announced to a meeting of prominent Jordanians and Palestinians on Wednesday(15th March) his plans for the creation of a new state to be called the United Arab Kingdom.

    Under his controversial blueprint for the future, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan would become a Federal State linking both banks of the River Jordan. Amman would become the Federal Capital, and Jerusalem would be the regional capital for the Israeli-occupied West Bank areas, and any other regions whose population wished to join the Federation, such as the Gaza Strip.

    SYNOPSIS: Basman Palace in Amman -- where King Hussein announced on Wednesday his controversial proposal for the creation of the United Arab Kingdom. The new state - with Amman as its federal capital - would incorporate Israeli - occupied territories on the West bank of the River Jordan. The king went on to promise increased unity.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6UFKQ2XGHX2DVMLMEU1B4W0PN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UFKQ2XGHX2DVMLMEU1B4W0PN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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