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    PRESIDENT NUREDDIN EL-ATASSI OF SYRIA ARRIVED UNEXPECTEDLY IN ALGERIA TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE.

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    PRESIDENT NUREDDIN EL-ATASSI OF SYRIA ARRIVED UNEXPECTEDLY IN ALGERIA TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE. NEITHER THE SYRIAN EMBASSY NOR THE ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY GAVE ANY ADVANCE INFORMATION ON THE VISIT, AND THE FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT CAME OVER ALGIERS RADIO.

    PRESIDENT EL-ATASSI'S VISIT CAME DURING A DAY OF CONSIDERABLE ACTIVITY ON THE DIPLOMATIC FRONT IN THE MIDDLE EAST. SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, DR SADOK MOKKADEM, A SPECIAL EMISSARY OF PRESIDENT HABIB BOURGUIBA OF TUNISIA, ALSO ARRIVED IN ALGIERS.

    IN OTHER COUNTRIES, PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND PRESIDENT ABDEL RAHMAN ARIF OF IRAQ TODAY CONFERRED WITH THE SOVIET AMBASSADORS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE CAPITALS.

    LIBYA ANNOUNCED THAT IT BACKED A PROPOSAL FOR AN ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE IN KHARTOUM TO DISCUSS THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, AND TONIGHT SOVIET PREMIER ALEXEI KOSYGIN WAS BEGINNING HIS JOURNEY TO NEW YORK TO SPEAK AT THE UNITED NATIONS.

    PRESIDENT EL-ATASSI, WHO VISITED MOSCOW BEFORE THE MIDDLE EAST WAR, WENT INTO CONFERENCE WITH COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE SOON AFTER HIS ARRIVAL WITH FOREIGN MINISTER IBRAHIM MAKHOUS. NO DETAILS WERE GIVEN OFFICIALLY ABOUT HIS STAY IN ALGIERS. BUT OBSERVERS BELIEVED HE WOULD HAVE DISCUSSED THE ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER'S VIVIST TO MOSCOW, WHERE HE HELD EIGHT HOUSE OF TALKS WITH KREMLIN LEADERS.

    COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE, WHO RETURNED FROM MOSCOW YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), WAS UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE DISCUSSED WITH THE RUSSIANS THEIR COMMITMENTS TO THE SOCIALIST ARAB COUNTRIES - SYRIA, ALGERIA AND EGYPT...

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANB1I2GATZVNTUP6YS92NYH15
    Media URN:
    VLVAANB1I2GATZVNTUP6YS92NYH15
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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