• Short Summary

    KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN HAS ASKED PALESTINE COMMANDOS TO EVACUATE SOME OF THEIR BASES BECAUSE THEY ARE IN A PROPOSED TOURIST AREA, ACCORDING TO GUERRILLA LEADER ABU EYAD ON WEDNESDAY (APRIL 28).

  • Description

    1.
    GV CENTRAL COMMITTEE OFFICE WITH COMMANDOS OUTSIDE
    0.05

    2.
    SCU COMMANDO OUTSIDE
    0.08

    3.
    SV INT. ABU EYAD GIVING PRESS CONFERENCE
    0.11

    4.
    CU ABU EYAD SPEAKING
    0.14

    5.
    SV & CU PRESS WRITING AND LISTENING (4 SHOTS)
    0.27

    6.
    CU & SV ABU EYAD SPEAKING
    0.37

    7.
    SCU PRESSMEN TAKING NOTES (2 SHOTS)
    0.42

    8.
    SV ABU EYAD FINISHES PRESS CONFERENCE
    0.50



    Initials OS/222 WLW/OS/227



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN HAS ASKED PALESTINE COMMANDOS TO EVACUATE SOME OF THEIR BASES BECAUSE THEY ARE IN A PROPOSED TOURIST AREA, ACCORDING TO GUERRILLA LEADER ABU EYAD ON WEDNESDAY (APRIL 28). SPEAKING AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN AMMAN, EYAD, WHO IS SECOND IN COMMAND OF THE EL FATAH GUERRILLA MOVEMENT, SAID HIS FORCES HAD BEEN ASKED TO LEAVE THEIR BASES IN DIBEEN FOREST, NEAR JARASH IN THE NORTHERN AREA OF JORDAN. HE DID NOT TELL REPORTERS WHETHER THE COMMANDOS WOULD COMPLY WITH THIS REQUEST, BUT DID SAY EL FATAH WAS "NOT INTERESTED" IN THE CURRENT VISIT TO THE MIDDLE EAST OF UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE MR. WILLIAM ROGERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACF290DUS4D6ZQFA000SF2MTQH
    Media URN:
    VLVACF290DUS4D6ZQFA000SF2MTQH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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