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Hussein / Washington, DC Visit #493327

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1977
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(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein ends Washington, DC visit; says peace can't come to Mid. East without settlement with regard to Palestinians and that they must decide for selves what they want in future. He's suggested Palestinians hold referendum, perhaps under international supervision.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Speaking at luncheon, where he was honored by American Arab Association, Hussein says he'll accept idea of homeland for palestinians on west bank of Jordan River and in Gaza strip now occupied by Israelis, but would accept confederation with new state only after vote by Palestinians. [HUSSEIN - says future of Palestinians must be decided by them and Jordan will accept decisions.] Hussein doesn't have solution for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representative at Geneva conf., but says his hopes now heightened with regard to peace possibilities.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Brinkley, David;
Jamieson, Bob

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