• Short Summary

    GEORGE THOMSON, BRITISH MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO, ARRIVED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN CAIRO FOR TALKS WITH THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, MAHMOUD RIAD.

  • Description

    GEORGE THOMSON, BRITISH MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO, ARRIVED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN CAIRO FOR TALKS WITH THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, MAHMOUD RIAD.

    THE TWO MINISTERS HAD TALKS LAST NIGHT AND THEY WERE DUE TO RESUME THEIR DISCUSSIONS TODAY (SUNDAY). IT WAS NOT KNOWN WHETHER MR. THOMSON WOULD MEET PRESIDENT NASSER DURING HIS VISIT.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS ENGAGED IN TALKS WITH KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN ON CONVENING A FOUR-POWER ARAB SUMMIT WHICH WOULD BRING TOGETHER THEIR COUNTRIES, SYRIA AND IRAQ, TO DISCUSS THE MILITARY CONFRONTATION WITH ISRAEL.

    MR. THOMSON'S VISIT COINCIDES WITH INCREASED TENSION IN THE MIDDLE EAST FOLLOWING THE FIRE AT THE EL-AQSA MOSQUE IN JERUSALEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6MFXUI4ZRLPR7ABLMUYWFA55Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA6MFXUI4ZRLPR7ABLMUYWFA55Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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