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    The first Federal Cabinet of Egypt, Syria and Libya was sworn in before Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in cairo on tuesday (4 January).

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    The first Federal Cabinet of Egypt, Syria and Libya was sworn in before Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in cairo on tuesday (4 January). The seven-member Federal Cabinet was formed last month during a three-power summit meeting between the Federation leaders -- heads of state Sadat, Hafez Al Assad of Syria and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.

    The seven ministers will run the Federal affairs from Cairo, the Federation's capital. The Federation was proclaimed last September. Members of the Federation are pledged to coordinate their military and political policies and steps are under way to integrate their economies.

    SYNOPSIS: This building in Cairo was the scene of an important event on Tuesday for Egypt, Syria and Libya. Representatives of the three countries, who've formed an Arab Federal Union, were meeting to swear in the first Federal Cabinet. Ministers greeted Egyptian P:resident Anwar Sadat, who's Chairman of the Federal Presidential Council. Among those greeting him was Mr. Ahmed El-Katib of Syria -- the new Cabinet Prime Minister. There're seven ministers in the Cabinet.

    The ministers will run the Federal affairs from Cairo -- the Federation's capital. Members of the Federation are pledged to coordinate their military and political policies and steps are under way to integrate their economies. Normal ambassadorial relations will be replaced by "relations offices" in the three capitals headed by the present ambassadors. The cabinet was formed last month during a tripartite summit.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1IMPG37L4VVURE0XA63K4ME6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IMPG37L4VVURE0XA63K4ME6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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