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Congressman Calls for Halt on U.S. Arms Shipments to Jordan

Rep. Richard Schweiker, Pennsylvania Republican, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, urged Secretary of State Dean Rusk today to defer shipments of U.S. arms to Jordan in view of the worsening border situation. In a letter to the Secretary, Rep. Schweiker cited the mining of the Tel Aviv school bus in the Negev. He asked for a list of the arms being shipped to Jordan and inquired specifically about weapons such as anti-vehicle mines and other arms used by terrorists.