Hussein to Visit Cairo to Confer with Nasser on Next Steps
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Hussein to Visit Cairo to Confer with Nasser on Next Steps

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King Hussein will visit Cairo soon to discuss with President Nasser the possibility of calling an Arab summit conference on the Israel situation, the semi-official Cairo daily, Al Ahram, reported Monday. The visit would follow that of President Noureddin Al Atassi of Syria, who left Cairo Sunday.

A conference of the countries actively involved in war with Israel was believed more likely to emerge from the consultations than a full summit conference. This would bring together Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. Both Iraq and Syria now have forces stationed in Jordan.

According to the Times of London, the Egyptian and Syrian leaders wound up their three days of talks in Cairo in apparent agreement on the use of force rather than diplomacy to eject Israel from occupied Arab territories.

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