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    TALKS ARE GOING ON IN CAIRO THAT MAY LEAD TO REUNITING SYRIA AND EGYPT.IRAQ MAY?

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    TALKS ARE GOING ON IN CAIRO THAT MAY LEAD TO REUNITING SYRIA AND EGYPT.IRAQ MAY BECOME A THIRD MEMBER, WITH ALGERIA AND THE YEMEN JOINING THE NEW-LOOK UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC LATER.

    THE FIRST STEPS TOWARDS UNION CAME YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) WITH THE ARRIVAL IN CAIRO OF A DELEGATION FROM THE NEW SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FOR THE TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER.ACCOMPANYING THEM IS AN IRAQI PARTY LED BY DEPUTY PREMIER ALI SALEH AL SAADI.

    THE PLANS FOR A FIVE-NATION WERE REVEALED BY PRESIDENT ARE OF SYRIA.AND HE ADDED THAT THEY HAVE ALREADY REACHED AGREEMENT, IN PRINCIPLE TO HOLD A SUMMIT CONFERENCE OF THEIR HEADS OF STATE SOON.

    THE SYRIAN DELEGATION AT THE CAIRO TALKS IS LED BY THE DEPUTY PREMIER, MR.NIHAD KASSEM, WHOSE GOVERNMENT PROPOSES A PUBLIC REFERENDUM ON THE NEW UAR AS A FEDERAL SOCIALIST STATE IN THE COUNTIES CONCERNED.ALSO IN THE DELEGATION ARE TWO MINISTERS AND TWO SENIOR ARMY OFFICERS - THE DEPUTY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF MAJOR-GENERAL RASHID QUTAINI, AND THE CHIEF-OF-STAFF MAJOR-GENERAL ZIAD AL HARIRI, ONE OF THE LEADERS OF LAST WEEK'S COUP.

    THE FIRST TALKS, VERY MUCH OF AN EXPLORATORY NATURE, LASTED FIVE HOURS AND NO STATEMENT WAS ISSUED AFTERWARDS.THE TALKS RESUMED AGAIN TODAY (FRIDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3262PAAHKHWG23RXT5BIV3QGX
    Media URN:
    VLVA3262PAAHKHWG23RXT5BIV3QGX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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