• Short Summary

    RETURNING HOME TO BAGHDAD - PRESIDENT AREF AFTER HIS VISIT TO CAIRO AND DAMASCUS. AS?

  • Description

    RETURNING HOME TO BAGHDAD - PRESIDENT AREF AFTER HIS VISIT TO CAIRO AND DAMASCUS. AS USUAL, A BIG WELCOME WAS GIVEN THE IRAQI LEADER ... CROWDS ESTIMATED AT 400,000 WERE OUT LINING THE STREETS IN WELCOME.

    THE PRESIDENT FLEW IN FROM SYRIA ON MONDAY. TO MARK THE END OF THE VISIT, A COMMUNIQUE SAID THE TWO COUNTRIES HAD AGREED TO SET UP MILITARY COMMITTEES TO DEVELOP THEIR DEFENCES IN VIEW OF THE INCREASING DANGER OF ISRAEL.

    MEANWHILE BOTH IRAQ AND SYRIA HAVE STRENGTHENED THEIR TIES WITH THE WEST - IRAQ HAS SECURED A 2 1/2 MILLION DOLLAR LOAN FROM AMERICAN, AND SYRIA HAS SIGNED A TECHNICAL AID PACT WITH BRITAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9Q5LIME6OB2L73E0C1IID0T3K
    Media URN:
    VLVA9Q5LIME6OB2L73E0C1IID0T3K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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