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    The President of Sudan, Jaafar El Nimeiry, arrived in Damascus, Syria, on Monday (18 March) on a three day state visit at the head of an impressive Government delegation.

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    The President of Sudan, Jaafar El Nimeiry, arrived in Damascus, Syria, on Monday (18 March) on a three day state visit at the head of an impressive Government delegation.

    President Nimeiry, who is making his first visit to Syria, was welcomed at Damascus Airport by President Hafez Al-Assad and other Syrian Government leaders. Formal talks were due to begin the following day (Tuesday 19 March).

    The Sudanese Foreign Minister, Dr. Mansour Khaled, told reporters that President Nimeiry and the delegation, had come to convey "the Sudanese people's greetings to the people of Syria for their victories (during the October Arab-Israeli war)" and to show Sudan would continue to support Syria as before.

    After his arrival, President Nimeiry said that he would be exchanging views with President Al-Assad, particularly on developments in the Arab world, and also other world issues.

    The President said that they would also discuss how to consolidate their two countries relations. He praised Syria's steadfastness and hard struggle against the "usurping enemy".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4R8VBPI82LO1QWX71F4BGCRV2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4R8VBPI82LO1QWX71F4BGCRV2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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