• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF OF IRAQ WHO ARRIVED IN CAIRO YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF OF IRAQ WHO ARRIVED IN CAIRO YESTERDAY. THEIR TOP-LEVEL TALKS, LIKE THOSE BETWEEN PRESIDENT NASSER AND THE HEADS OF STATE OF ALGERIA AND JORDAN,WERE HELD WITH A MINIMUM OF PROTOCOL EMPHASISING THE URGENCY AND BUSINESS NATURE OF THE MEETINGS.

    THE IRAQI LEADER LANDED AT CAIRO AIRPORT SOON AFTER KING HUSSEIN RETURNED TO JORDAN AND THE ALGERIAN LEADER, COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE, FLEW TO DAMASCUS WHERE HE TOLD CHEERING SYRIANS THAT THE ARAB PEOPLE HAD CHOSEN TO PURSUE THE BATTLE AGAINST ISRAEL.

    PRESIDENT NASSER WELCOMED PRESIDENT ARIF AT THE AIRPORT. A GUARD OF HONOUR PRESENTED ARMS AND THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF BOTH COUNTRIES WERE PLAYED AS THE PRESIDENTS EMBRACED.

    THEY THEN DROVE STRAIGHT TO THE KUBBEH REPUBLICAN PALACE WHERE THEY CONFERRED PRIVATELY FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR. THEN TO PRESIDENT NASSER'S HOME IN A CAIRO SUBURB FOR DINNER.

    INTENSE SECRECY SURROUNDED PRESIDENT NASSER'S MEETINGS WITH THE ALGERIAN AND JORDANIAN LEADERS AND NO COMMUNIQUE WAS ISSUED WHEN THEY LEFT.

    EGYPT, ALGERIA, SYRIA, JORDAN AND IRAQ ARE THE FIVE MAJOR MILITARY POWERS IN THE ARAB WORLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAN81365QDLH0Q3R7M96WVBV16
    Media URN:
    VLVAAN81365QDLH0Q3R7M96WVBV16
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1967
    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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