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    LIBYAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR AHMED AL-BISHTI, HELD TALKS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.

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    LIBYAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR AHMED AL-BISHTI, HELD TALKS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R. AT THE PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE IN CAIRO. THE PREVIOUS DAY, THE U.A.R. VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. ZAKARIA MOHIEDDIN, ARRIVED IN ALGIERS IN ORDER TO BRIEF OFFICIALS AS TO EGYPT'S ATTITUDE IN THE PRESENT MIDDLE EAST CRISIS.

    DR AL-BISHTI HAD ARRIVED IN CAIRO BY AIR ON THURSDAY FROM TRIPOLI. HE IS IN THE COURSE OF A TOUR OF CAIRO, AMMAN, AND DAMASCUS, DURING WHICH HE IS TO REINFORCE LIBYAN ASSURANCES OF SOLIDARITY IN THE CASE ISRAELI ATTACK. HUNDREDS OF LIBYAN YOUTHS HAVE VOLUNTEERED FOR MILITARY SERVICE SINCE THE GOVERNMENT SET UP ENLISTMENT CENTRES LAST THURSDAY.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE CONSULTATION WITH PRESIDENT NASSER WERE THE LIBYAN ARMY LEADER, LT-GENERAL ABDUL AZIZ ELCHELMY, AND THE LIBYAN AMBASSADOR TO THE U.A.R.

    MR MOHIEDDIN'S VISIT TO ALGIERS LASTED ONLY ABOUT THREE HOURS. HE AND HIS PARTY ARRIVED BACK IN CAIRO THE SAME EVENING, AFTER SIMILAR TRIPS TO BAGDAD AND DAMASCUS EARLIER IN THE WEEK TO EXPLAIN DETAILS OF TUESDAY'S EGYPT-JORDAN MUTUAL DEFENCE PACT.

    THE DELEGATION ACCOMPANYING MR MOHIEDDIN INCLUDED MINISTERS OF STATE AMIN HOWEIDI AND ABDEL-TATAAH HASSAN, AND PRESIDENT NASSER'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE HASSAN SABRY AL-KHOLY.

    ON HIS ARRIVAL, THE VICE-PRESIDENT WAS GREETED BY M. BOUTEFLIKA, THE ALGERIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND COLONEL TAHAR ZBIRI, CHIEF OF STATE FOR THE ALGERIAN ARMY. LATER IN THE AFTERNOON HE HELD DISCUSSIONS WITH PRESIDENT BOUMEDIENNE, AT THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GDIB0F4QEQS50Q62EPXL603I
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GDIB0F4QEQS50Q62EPXL603I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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