• Short Summary

    THE UNION OF IRAQ AND JORDAN UNDER A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS THE ARAB UNION TOOK EFFECT JAN 14, 1958.

  • Description

    THE UNION OF IRAQ AND JORDAN UNDER A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS THE ARAB UNION TOOK EFFECT JAN 14, 1958. KING FEISAL AND KING HUSSEIN SIGNED THE AGREEMENT IN THE ROYAL PALACE AT AMMAN. BOTH THE 22-YEAR-OLD MONARCHS REMAIN THE HEADS OF THEIR STATES.

    "IN THIS HAPPY MOMENT IN OUR LIVES, LET US PRAY GOD TO HELP US SERVE THE ARABS", SAID FEISAL.

    (THE MERGER OF THE TWO COUNTRIES WAS THE COUNTER MOVE TO THE UAR OF EGYPT AND SYRIA DECLARED BY PRESIDENT NASSER AND KUWATLY. IT PROVIDED THAT THE KING AND IRAQ BE THE UNION'S HEAD OF STATE AND IN HIS ABSENCE, THE KING OF JORDAN. IT ALSO PROVIDED FOR ONE ARMY, 1 DEFENCE MINISTER, 1 FOREIGN MINISTER AND 1 FINANCE MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQ8AF1PZB9CQDQK85X3VP5LTJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQ8AF1PZB9CQDQK85X3VP5LTJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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