• Short Summary

    EGYPT'S FEDERAL UNION - ITS FUTURE REMAINS UNCLEAR WITH THE PRESENT ASCENDANCY OF THE BAATH SOCIALISTS IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.

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    EGYPT'S FEDERAL UNION - ITS FUTURE REMAINS UNCLEAR WITH THE PRESENT ASCENDANCY OF THE BAATH SOCIALISTS IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.SYRIA'S BAATH LEADER IS MICHEL AFLAQ, INTERVIEWED HERE IN FRENCH, BEFORE THE ATTACK MADE ON HIM IN THE OFFICIAL EGYPTIAN PRESS THIS WEEK OVER HIS WRITING AGAINST WHAT HE CALLED 'EGYPTIAN IMPERIALISM' IN THE YEMEN.

    TODAY (SUNDAY) THE BAATH PARTY SAID IT WOULD NOT LAM THE DOOR ON ANY POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENT WITH EGYPT.ARAB UNITY, IT SAID, DEMANDED COOPERATION WITH THE EGYPTIAN LEADERS.THE STATEMENT WAS IN REPLY TO THE CAIRO PAPER AL AHRAM WHICH HAS SAID RELATIONS WITH THE SYRIAN BAATHISTS HAD REACHED THE POINT OF NO RETURN AND THAT PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE WITH THEM WAS NO LONGER POSSIBLE.

    SYRIA'S NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL SAID TODAY THAT THE ARMY HAD FOILED A PLOT FOR AN ARMED COUNTER-REVOLT ONLY THREE DAYS AFTER THE COUP ON MARCH 8TH.IT CLAIMED THAT PRO-NASSER OFFICER WERE BEHIND IT.

    THE PRESENT POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN SYRIA IS LIKELY TO BE A MAJOR TOPIC IN A SPEECH BY PRESIDENT NASSER TOMORROW (MONDAY).(3649/63 MAY 19 CAIRO: NASSER GREETS BEN BELLA)
    MR.AFLAQ IN THIS INTERVIEW TO A SWEDISH WOMAN REPORTER SAID THE BAATH PARTY STOOD FOR THE IDEA OF SOCIALISM, DEMOCRACY AND ARAB UNITY.IT HAD UNITED THE NATIONAL AND SOCIAL REVOLUTION IN THE ARAB WORLD.THE PARTY HAD WIDE PUBLIC SUPPORT - IT WAS IN POWER IN IRAQ AFTER THE FEBRUARY 8 REVOLUTION, AND AS WELL AS IN SYRIA EXISTED IN JORDAN, THE LEBANON AND PRINCIPALITIES OF THE ARABIAN GULF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QAJQVLLUGFD7YN2YFRZH58CY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QAJQVLLUGFD7YN2YFRZH58CY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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