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    INTRODUCTION: The Information Ministers of seven Arab states held talks in Oman on Sunday (8 March) to seek closer ties between their countries.

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    GV EXT Iraqi Information Minister, Lateef Jasim Naseef, being greeted by Omani Minister of Information and Youth Affairs, Abdul Aziz al-Rowwas, at Muscat airport.
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    CU & SV Jasim Naseef and al-Rowwas seated talking under coat of arms. (5 SHOTS)
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    CU Jasim Naseef speaking.
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    Background: INTRODUCTION: The Information Ministers of seven Arab states held talks in Oman on Sunday (8 March) to seek closer ties between their countries. Their meeting coincided with a separate conference to set up a Gulf Co-operation Council similar to the European Common Market.

    SYNOPSIS: On Sunday (8 March) Iraq's Information Minister, Lateef Jasim Naseef, was met at Muscat Airport by Omani Information Minister, Abdul Aziz al-Rowwas.

    They were joined for the talks by their counterparts from Saudi Arabi, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain. Mr. Naseef said it was traditional to hold a Gulf Information conference once a year to discuss recent developments.

    Following the information talks, the Foreign Ministers of the six Gulf states met in Muscat to settle the final details of the Co-operation Council, which is intended to safeguard stability in the Gulf. They were also planning to arrange the first summit meeting to be held under the new system. Officials said the summit might be held in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital, in two months' time.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5LPD178R88F0FVTHUG5L8N2GM
    Media URN:
    VLVA5LPD178R88F0FVTHUG5L8N2GM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
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    N/A

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