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    THE SECOND ARAB SUMMIT MEETING OF HEADS OF STATE OPENED IN ALEXANDRIA TODAY (SATURDAY). THE?

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    THE SECOND ARAB SUMMIT MEETING OF HEADS OF STATE OPENED IN ALEXANDRIA TODAY (SATURDAY). THE THIRTEEN HEADS OF STATE FROM ARAB LEAGUE COUNTRIES ARE EXPECTED TO DISCUSS THE THORNY PROBLEM OF YEMENI REPUBLICAN ALLEGATIONS OF SAUDI ARABIAN ARMS AID TO YEMENI ROYALISTS. OBSERVERS EXPECT A CLASH ON THIS ISSUE BETWEEN PRESIDENT NASSER AND CROWN PRINCE FAISAL, SAUDI ARABIA'S PRIME MINISTER.

    YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), SAW THE FINAL ARRIVALS OF DELEGATES IN ALEXANDRIA. PRESIDENT NASSER WAS AT ALEXANDRIA AIRPORT TO GREET CROWN PRINCE FAISAL, PRIME MINISTER OF SAUDI ARABIA AND A BROTHER TO THE KING. PRESIDENT GENERAL AMIN EL HAFEZ OF SYRIA WAS THE NEXT TO ARRIVE AND BE GREETED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.A.R. SUDAN'S PRESIDENT ABOUD ARRIVED NEXT, AND WAS FOLLOWED BY THE SECOND OF THE TWO KINGS ATTENDING THE MEETING - KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN. (THE OTHER - KING IDRIS OF LIBYA, ARRIVED ON WEDNESDAY). PRESIDENT AREF OF IRAQ ARRIVED IN THE SAME PLANE AS PRESIDENT BEN BELLA OF ALGERIA. FINALLY CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH ARRIVED BY TRAIN AT ALEXANDRIA STATION.

    THIS IS THE SECOND ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE. THE FIRST WAS HELD LAST JANUARY IN CAIRO. APART FROM THE YEMEN QUESTION, A FULL RANGE OF OTHER ITEMS, BOTH POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC WILL BE UP FOR CONSIDERATION - INCLUDING THE POSSIBILITY OF FORMING AN ARAB COMMON MARKET. BOTH RUSSIA AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA HAVE SENT MESSAGES OF GOODWILL TO THE CONFERENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA221HL1GYM8H6OWZ811AHVWQYT
    Media URN:
    VLVA221HL1GYM8H6OWZ811AHVWQYT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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