King Hassan of Morocco has told an Islamic foreign ministers' meeting considering action against Israel that a Moslem holy war, a jihad, could include real war.
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Background: King Hassan of Morocco has told an Islamic foreign ministers' meeting considering action against Israel that a Moslem holy war, a jihad, could include real war.
SYNOPSIS: King Hassan was addressing the opening session of the 43-nation Islamic foreign ministers' conference at Fes in Morocco on Thursday (18 September). The three-day conference is expected to draw up a plan for waging holy war against Israel.
Informed sources said the meeting discussed ways of expelling Israel from the United Nations. They added that the conference was unanimous in demanding firm sanctions against Israel to force a reversal of its annexation of Jerusalem. It also wanted coordinated economic, political and military action against Israel.
King Hassan said that the idea of real war had not been excluded. He said the Moslem community must have the means to terrorise Israel through psychological warfare. Then he said, the war would have been three quarters won. Sources say the conference will also be asked to consider a review of the Arab policy of exporting strategic products such as oil to countries opposed to Arab rights to meet what he called the provocations of Israel.
President Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea said that religious people throughout the world saw Israel's proclamation of Jerusalem as a challenge suggested the conference call on the United Nations to restore the status of Jerusalem to that which existed before 1967.