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    The Crown Prince of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamed Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, has led a government mission to Abu Dhabi for talks aimed at achieving more co-operation with the United Arab Emirates States.

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    The Crown Prince of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamed Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, has led a government mission to Abu Dhabi for talks aimed at achieving more co-operation with the United Arab Emirates States. Bahrain initially was to have joined the amalgamation but pulled out before the U.A.E. was formed in 1971.

    SYNOPSIS: The Bahrain Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamed Isa Al-Khalifa, was given a royal reception in Abu Dhabi, being met by his counterpart, Crown Prince Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, who also holds the title of Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE. The government to government talks will centre on more co-operation between Bahrain and the Arab Emirates States, of which Abu Dhabi is the capital. So far, details of the talks have not been released.

    The UAE was formed in 1971 and its original plans included Bahrain and Qatar however negotiations with these two larger and developed states broke down. In the interim, Abu Dhabi has developed from a small, desolate community into the most populous state in the Federation, overtaking Dubai. Last year, it's estimated Abu Dhabi's oil rich income totalled GBP3.69 million pounds sterling (US GBP6.5 million). Bahrain has said it's goal is to take over the role of Beirut as the financial centre of the Middle East.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1YFVSO1NRSFDRHC0SL5WZP3CZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YFVSO1NRSFDRHC0SL5WZP3CZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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