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    Led by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mortada Abdel Baki, a group of government officials and oil experts left Baghdad on Wednesday (12 July) for an official visit to Syria.

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    Led by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mortada Abdel Baki, a group of government officials and oil experts left Baghdad on Wednesday (12 July) for an official visit to Syria.

    Accompanying the delegation are executives from the Iraqi National Oil Company, which came into being on June I when the government nationalised the Iraq Petroleum Company.

    Baghdad Radio announced on July 6 that two Soviet tankers lifted 83,000 tons of oil et the Syrian terminal of Banias....the first shipment of crude oil to leave since the nationalisation of the pipeline.

    The shipment is believed to be part of a deal between Iraq and the Soviet Union drawn up after Mr. Baki's visit to Moscow last month.

    SYNOPSIS: A delegation of senior Iraqi ministers and oil experts prepare to leave Baghdad for an official visit to Syria. They are led by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mortada Abdel Baki and the party includes executives from the Iraqi National Oil Company, which came into being on June the first when the government nationalised the Iraq Petroleum Company. Their talks will cover subjects ranging from oil and irrigation to economic matters concerning the two countries.

    According to Baghdad Radio, on July the sixth two Soviet tankers took on board eighty-three-thousand tong of oil at the Syrian terminal of Banias. This is the first crude oil shipment to leave since the pipeline was nationalised. The shipment is reported to have been the result of a deal drawn up between Iraq and the Soviet Union during Mr. Baki's recent visit to Moscow.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3ASEOPGD663V9D7HR64T2GCUH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ASEOPGD663V9D7HR64T2GCUH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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