The President of Rumania, Mr. Nicolae Ceausescu, says his country is ready to strengthen relations?
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Background: The President of Rumania, Mr. Nicolae Ceausescu, says his country is ready to strengthen relations with the Arab world.
Mr. Ceausescu was speaking at a dinner given in his honour in the Jordanian capital, Amman, by King Hussein on Monday (14 April). The Rumanian leader had arrived in Jordan that day.
He said his country believed that peace in the Middle East could not be achieved unless Israel withdrew from all the territory it occupied during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
Mr. Ceausescu also said that the recognition of Palestinian rights--including their right to an independent state--could contribute towards solving the Middle East crisis.
Mr. Ceausescu and his wife are in Jordan for a visit of four days at the invitation of King Hussein and Queen Alia.
The Rumanian leader had flown from Karachi to Amman after a two-day visit to Pakistan.