• Short Summary

    At the Al-Sief Palace in Kuwait on Thursday (22 March) His Highness, the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Subah Al-Salem Al-Subah received Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Halim Khaddam and Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad.

  • Description

    At the Al-Sief Palace in Kuwait on Thursday (22 March) His Highness, the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Subah Al-Salem Al-Subah received Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Halim Khaddam and Arab League Secretary-General Mahmoud Riad. The meeting between the Kuwait Head os State and the senior Arab ministers followed the recent border skirmish between Iraq and Kuwait. The dispute between the two countries erupted in violence last Tuesday (20 March) when Kuwait accused Iraqi forces of capturing a border post in a surprise attack.

    On arrival Mr. Riad commented that every citizen in the Arab world was dismayed to hear of the Kuwaiti border incident. He expressed his conviction that "fraternity" would prevail between the two countries.

    The meeting was also attended by His Highness the Crown-Prince Sheikh Sa'd Al-Abdulla Al-Salem Al-Subah, the Minister of the Interior and Defence Sheikh Sa'd Al-Abdulla Al-Salem Al-Subah and the Amir's Private Councillor Sheikh Abdulla Al-Jaber.

    SYNOPSIS: His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Subah Al-Salem Al-Subah welcomed Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Abdul Halim Khaddam when he arrived at Al-Sief Palace on Thursday. Crown Prince Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber attended the meeting accompanied by other senior Kuwaiti Ministers.

    Mr. Mohmoud Riad, Secretary General of the eighteen-nation Arab League, arrived later. The meeting was requested by Mr. Riad following the recent border incident between Kuwait and neighbouring Iraq.

    The dispute erupted last Tuesday when Kuwait accused Iraqi forces of capturing a border post in a surprise attack.

    Kuwaiti Ministers present included the Defence and Interior Minister Sheikh Sa'd Al-Abdulla Al-Salem Al-Subah and the Amir's Private Counsellor Shaikh Abdulla Al-Jaber.

    Mr. Riad said that every citizen in the Arab World was dismayed to hear of the Kuwait-Iraqi border incident, but he hoped "Fraternity" would prevail.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ROF6EBOVH6042KP03SHF4J2W
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ROF6EBOVH6042KP03SHF4J2W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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