• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF OF IRAQ FLEW INTO CAIRO, CAPITAL OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO GIVE PRESIDENT NASSER DETAILS OF HIS STATE VISIT TO FRANCE, BEFORE CONTINUING ON HOME TO BAGHDAD TODAY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF OF IRAQ FLEW INTO CAIRO, CAPITAL OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) TO GIVE PRESIDENT NASSER DETAILS OF HIS STATE VISIT TO FRANCE, BEFORE CONTINUING ON HOME TO BAGHDAD TODAY. PRESIDENT ARIF ARRIVED FROM PARIS, WHERE HE HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ON THE MIDDLE EAST SITUATION.

    A JOINT COMMUNIQUE ISSUED IN PARIS YESTERDAY SAID THAT FRANCE AND IRAQ HAD AGREED THAT THE MIDDLE EAST PROBLEM COULD NOT BE SETTLED UNTIL ISRAEL WITHDREW FROM THE ARAB TERRITORIES IT OCCUPIED DURING THE JUNE WAR. IT SAID: "THE TWO HEADS OF STATE EXPRESSED THEIR DESIRE TO FAVOUR THE USE OF MODERN AND MUTUALLY ADVANTAGEOUS WAYS OF EXPLOITING OIL RESOURCES".

    THE COMMUNIQUE SAID PRESIDENT DE GAULLE STRESSED FRENCH INTEREST IN IRAQI DEVELOPMENT AND THAT THE TWO SIDES AGREED TO HOLD FREQUENT CONSULTATIONS IN PARIS AND BAGHDAD TO STUDY POINTS OF MUTUAL INTEREST. FRANCE ALSO AGREED TO LEND CULTURAL EXPERTS AND PROFESSORS TO IRAQ.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PXU7ENKH60OUCTCVGMK9XPC9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PXU7ENKH60OUCTCVGMK9XPC9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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