Arab leaders from Sudan and Libya joined president Nasser for prayers at Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque on Friday (February 13).
Arab leaders from Sudan and Libya joined president Nasser for prayers at Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque on Friday (February 13). Large crowds watching the motorcade which carried the leaders to the mosque called for revenge against the Israeli bombing of a Cairo factory on Thursday.
The leaders took part in traditional Friday prayers after their tripartite talks which followed a summit conference of front-line Arab States facing Israel.
At the ceremony with President Nasser was Major-General Jaafar El-Nimeiry, the Sudanese leader, and Colonel Muammar Gaddafi from Libya, and members of their delegations.
General El-Nimeiry flew home on Saturday (February 14) after the talks which concentrated on Political, economic and military co-operation. before leaving Egypt the Sudan leader called on Arab nations to "declare war on American interests in the region."
The cheering crowds lining the motorcade route waved banners calling for retaliation against Israel for Thursday's bombing attack which killed 70 Cairo factory workers and injured 100.