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US-Jordan Relations #295956

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1984
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(Studio) Criticism of United States policy in Mideast last week by Jordan's King Hussein recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz's claim that President Reagan's effort to win congress approval of arms sale to Jordan has been jeopardized by Hussein's remarks examined. [SHULTZ - feels Hussein's statement constitutes setback in congress approval.] Pressure from Israel to halt arms sale in congress and to get United States to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem outlined; Arab attitude toward Jerusalem recalled. [SHULTZ - believes Jerusalem issue is too sensitive.] Shultz reported accusing Libya of recent bombing of Khartoum, Sudan; indications of United States military build-up in Egypt shown, discussed. [SHULTZ - warns Libya not to threaten United States planes in region.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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