Cairo Reports Jordan Approaching Arab States with Request for Summit Meeting

A Cairo radio broadcast heard here yesterday said that Jordan has approached other Arab countries to convene an Arab summit meeting over the mission of the special United Nations peace envoy. Ambassador Gunnar V. Jarring. The broadcast, quoting diplomatic sources in Amman, said that Jordan’s Prime Minister Bahjat el-Talhouni, was in Saudi Arabia and Foreign Minister Abdul Moneim Rifai was in Egypt to propose “urgent Arab coordination which only a summit conference can achieve.” According to reports from London, King Hussein will visit there next week for talks on the Middle East.

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