• Short Summary

    DAMASCUS WAS QUIET ON SATURDAY AFTER THE LIGHTNING AND APPARENTLY BLOODLESS COUP WHICH OUSTED THE REGIME OF PRIME MINISTER KHALED EL AZEM THE DAY BEFORE.

  • Description

    DAMASCUS WAS QUIET ON SATURDAY AFTER THE LIGHTNING AND APPARENTLY BLOODLESS COUP WHICH OUSTED THE REGIME OF PRIME MINISTER KHALED EL AZEM THE DAY BEFORE.

    MR.AZEM SOUGHT ASYLUM IN THE TURKISH EMBASSY WHEN THE RISING TOOK PLACE.ON SATURDAY IT WAS ANNOUNCED BY THE TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY THAT ASYLUM HAD BEEN GRANTED TO THE FORMER PREMIER.

    SHORTLY BEFORE HOLDING HIS FIRST CABINET MEETING, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER MR.SALAH EDDIN BITAR HELD A 20-MINUTE PRESS CONFERENCE.HE SAID: "SYRIA WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO RID HERSELF OF THE REPERCUSSIONS OF THE PAST, PARTICULARLY WITH THE FOUR LIBERATED ARAB STATES" - WHO HE ALREADY NAMED AS IRAQ, THE UAR, YEMEN, AND ALGERIA - AND THE LEBANON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78T553RAI3RBBATKY9FQDBYUY
    Media URN:
    VLVA78T553RAI3RBBATKY9FQDBYUY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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