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    PRESIDENT SALLAL OF YEMEN ARRIVED IN ALEXANDRIA ON THURSDAY (AUG 15) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER, WHO MET HIM AT THE AIRPORT.

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    PRESIDENT SALLAL OF YEMEN ARRIVED IN ALEXANDRIA ON THURSDAY (AUG 15) FOR TALKS WITH PRESIDENT NASSER, WHO MET HIM AT THE AIRPORT.THE YEMENI LEADER IS MAKING HIS SECOND TRIP TO EGYPT SINCE THE REVOLUTION OF LAST SEPTEMBER AGAINST THE YEMENI ROYALISTS.THE VISIT, ANNOUNCED ONLY A FEW HOURS BEFORE PRESIDENT SALLAL ARRIVED, FOLLOWS THE RECENT WITHDRAWAL FROM YEMEN OF EGYPTIAN TROOPS -- THE LATEST CONTINGENT OF WHICH, NUMBERING OVER 1,500, ARRIVED BACK LAST WEEKEND.

    A YEMENI SPOKESMAN SAID THE TWO PRESIDENTS WOULD REVIEW RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ARAB WORLD, WITH UNITY FOREMOST AMONG THE ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED.THEY ARE L ALSO EXPECTED TO DISCUSS PRESIDENT NASSER'S TRIP TO YEMEN, SCHEDULED FOR NEXT MONTH.

    FROM THE AIRPORT, THE TWO LEADERS DROVE TO THE SAFA PALACE WHERE PRESIDENT SALLAL WILL STAY DURING HIS FIVE-DAY VISIT.THIS WEAKENED, HE INTERRUPTED THE OFFICIAL TALKS TO ENTER HOSPITAL FOR A "FURTHER MEDICAL CHECK-UP".HE HAD ALSO GONE INTO HOSPITAL DURING HIS LAST VISIT IN JUNE.UNOFFICIAL REPORTS SAY HE IS RECEIVING MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A BULLET WOUND SUSTAINED IN A RECENT ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB3FVCLCMW1AJHG57ETDK60VH6
    Media URN:
    VLVAB3FVCLCMW1AJHG57ETDK60VH6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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