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King Hussein on peace

Title
King Hussein on peace
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
19 Jan 1991
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:13:50
Description
Press conference with King Hussein of Jordan (Hussein bin Talal) who has sworn to protect Jordan’s sovereign airspace if the Israeli air force flies through to attack Iraq following Israeli threats of retaliation after further Iraqi missile attacks. He appeals for an end to the crisis and says if the Arab-Israeli conflict can be resolved, the world can move towards peace and security. Reporters ask questions.
Contributors
Hussein bin Talal; King Hussein of Jordan
Keywords
Israel; Jewish-Arab relations; Conflict resolution; Peacebuilding; Jordan; Aerial bombardment; Missiles; Military operations; Wars (events); Iraq; Gulf War (1990-1991); Operation Desert Storm (1991); Religious conflict

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