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    IN CAIRO, MAY 13, COLONEL ABDUL HAMID SERRAJ, FORMER SYRIAN SECURITY CHIEF AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, CALLED ON PRESIDENT NASSER WHO CONGRATULATED HIM ON REACHING EGYPT SAFELY AND WELCOMED HIM TO THE UAR, "THE HOME OF EVERY ARAB".

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    Background: IN CAIRO, MAY 13, COLONEL ABDUL HAMID SERRAJ, FORMER SYRIAN SECURITY CHIEF AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, CALLED ON PRESIDENT NASSER WHO CONGRATULATED HIM ON REACHING EGYPT SAFELY AND WELCOMED HIM TO THE UAR, "THE HOME OF EVERY ARAB".

    COLONEL SERRAJ WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FORMER WARDER MANSOUR RAWASHDAH, THE SYRIAN ARMY SERGEANT WHO IS SAID TO HAVE CONTRIVED HIS ESCAPE FROM MEZZA PRISON IN DAMASCUS, WHERE HE HAD BEEN DETAINED SINCE SYRIA BROKE AWAY FROM EGYPT LAST SEPTEMBER. EGYPTIAN NEW SOURCES SAID THE ESCAPE WAS MADE ON MAY 5 AND COLONEL SERRAJ ARRIVED IN CAIRO ABOARD AND EGYPTIAN AIRLINER ON MAY 9.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3C8A796B3359B7UHA4DC22PAJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3C8A796B3359B7UHA4DC22PAJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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