• Short Summary

    Mauritanian President, Moktar Ould Daddah arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday (4 May) for a one day visit as part of a tour of several Arab countries.

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    Mauritanian President, Moktar Ould Daddah arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday (4 May) for a one day visit as part of a tour of several Arab countries.

    Later, in a meeting with Syrian President Hafez Al-Assad, the Syrian leader reaffirmed his country's determination to achiever its two goals - "the liberation of occupied Arab territory and ensuring the rights of the Palestinian people."
    In turn President Ould Daddah, who has already visited Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Gulf Emirates in addition to Iraq, affirmed Mauritania's support for Syria. He was quoted as saying: "We are proud of Syria's heroic stand in the Golan War".

    A Syrian Government spokesman said President Assad briefed President Ould Daddah on the current situation in the region "and Syria's role in the defence of the rights and dignity of the Arab nation through the battle which Syrian forces are waging on the Golan Heights".

    President Assad praised Arab-African relations and expressed Syria's readiness to develop its ties with Mauritania.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85HS431W34Z98R48LS4IYJXVJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA85HS431W34Z98R48LS4IYJXVJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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