• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROWDED ROUND RADIO SETS ON STREET CORNERS, IN CROWDED CAFES AND IN THE BAZAAR IN BAGHDAD TO GIVE AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME TO THE SIGNING IN CAIRO OF THE UNION AGREEMENT BETWEEN EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CROWDED ROUND RADIO SETS ON STREET CORNERS, IN CROWDED CAFES AND IN THE BAZAAR IN BAGHDAD TO GIVE AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME TO THE SIGNING IN CAIRO OF THE UNION AGREEMENT BETWEEN EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ.THE SCENES OF REJOICING WERE REPEATED IN MANY OTHER CITIES AND TOWNS THROUGHOUT THE NEW FEDERATION TODAY.

    THE AGREEMENT WAS SIGNED AT THE KUBBEH REPUBLICAN PALACE BY PRESIDENT NASSER OF EGYPT; MAJOR-GENERAL LOUAY ATASSI, CHAIRMAN OF SYRIA'S NATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL; AND BRIGADIER AHMED BAKER, THE IPAQI PRIME MINISTER.THE DOCUMENT WAS LATER SIGNED BY ALL THE DELEGATES TO THE UNITY TALKS WHICH OPENED IN CAIRO SOON AFTER THE COUPS D'ETAT IN SYRIA AND IRAQ.

    UNDER THE AGREEMENT, FOR 38 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE THREE COUNTRIES THERE WILL BE UNIFICATION OF FOREIGN POLICY, POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERSHIP, ECONOMIC PLANNING, CULTURAL AND INFORMATION SERVICES, AND THE CO-ORDINATION OF POPULAR ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH THE UNIFICATION OF POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AT FEDERAL LEVEL.

    A FEDERAL ASSEMBLY WILL SHORTLY CONSIDER POLICY PROPOSALS FROM THE CABINET, AND ELECT REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENTS AND A PRESIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8SY5EPNAJR0PD6BEF16S0XTXX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8SY5EPNAJR0PD6BEF16S0XTXX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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