• Short Summary

    IRAQI PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF FLEW INTO CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FROM BEIRUT FOLLOWING A TOUR WHICH HAS TAKEN HIM TO LEBANON, SAUDI ARABIA AND KUWAIT.

  • Description

    IRAQI PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF FLEW INTO CAIRO YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FROM BEIRUT FOLLOWING A TOUR WHICH HAS TAKEN HIM TO LEBANON, SAUDI ARABIA AND KUWAIT. HE WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE DUE TO OPEN IN KHARTOUM TODAY (TUESDAY).

    PRESIDENT ARIF WAS GREETED AT THE AIRPORT BY PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND PRESIDENT ABDULLAH AL-SALLAL OF THE YEMENI REPUBLIC, WHO ARRIVED IN CAIRO ON SUNDAY (27 AUGUST).

    EGYPT SUPPORTS THE YEMEN REPUBLIC IN A FIVE-YEAR-OLD YEMEN CIVIL WAR AGAINST YEMENI ROYALISTS BACKED BY SAUDI ARABIA AND LAST WEEK AGREED TO DISCUSS A SUDANESE PEACE PROPOSAL IN KHARTOUM.

    DETAILS OF THE PROPOSAL HAVE NOT BEEN DISCLOSED BUT IT IS BELIEVED THAT IT CALLED FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF EGYPTIAN TROOPS BY ALGERIAN, TUNISIAN AND SUDANESE FORCES.

    THE AUTHORITATIVE CAIRO NEWSPAPER AL-AHRAM REPORTED ON SUNDAY THAT PRESIDENT NASSER WOULD CONFER WITH PRESIDENT AL-SALLAL AND PRESIDENT ARIF BEFORE THEY ALL LEFT TOGETHER FOR THE ARAB SUMMIT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8BO72GHWF63URT8TXCFWFSTY1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BO72GHWF63URT8TXCFWFSTY1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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